Topic: Shareholder disputes

Chinese miner brings ICC claim over Congo lithium project

One of China’s largest mining groups has launched an ICC claim over the purchase of a stake in a major lithium project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

13 May 2022

Dispute over Mexican broadcaster settles at ICC

Spanish and Mexican media companies have agreed to settle a shareholder dispute over control of a Mexican radio broadcaster that gave rise to ICC arbitration as well as conciliation and emergency arbitrator proceedings.

26 April 2022

Sinopec defeats US enforcement bid

A US court has refused to enforce a US$21 million CIETAC award against a subsidiary of Chinese state-owned oil and gas company Sinopec.

25 April 2022

India wins US stay of satellite award

A US court has granted India a stay of enforcement of a US$111 million investment treaty award in favour of Mauritian telecoms investors, as a French court denies the investors permission to intervene in an action to enforce a related ICC award.

04 April 2022

Split ICC panel sides with Libyan state entity

A divided ICC tribunal has ruled that Libya’s national oil company can buy out its Emirati partner in a refinery venture – as a dissenting arbitrator complains of due process violations and says the award “deprives a bona fide investor of its investment”.

08 March 2022

Singapore injunction upheld against matrimonial website founder

A court in Singapore has upheld an anti-suit injunction against the co-founder of a well-known Indian matrimonial and matchmaking website – apparently the first time a Commonwealth court has ruled on which law applies when determining if a dispute is arbitrable at the pre-award stage.

11 November 2021

Shareholders settle non-compete dispute at SIAC

A Singaporean asset manager has agreed to settle a SIAC claim in which it accused fellow shareholders in an Indian oilfield equipment maker of diverting business to competitors.

05 November 2021

Pre-enforcement relief denied in Indian airline dispute

The Delhi High Court has refused to grant interim relief ahead of the enforcement of an LCIA award in a dispute between the founders of India’s largest airline – shedding light on the outcome of the arbitration.

13 October 2021

RSM settles fight over Cameroon gas field

US oil company RSM has agreed to settle an UNCITRAL arbitration with its UK partner in a Cameroonian gas project, as the parties await an award in a related ICC case in Texas.

29 September 2021

LCIA panel decides Indian airline dispute

An LCIA tribunal has issued a final award in a dispute between the billionaire co-founders of India’s largest airline over its corporate governance.

27 September 2021

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