Topic: Shareholder disputes

Feud over fishing venture heads to LCIA

The High Court in London has ruled that part of a Swedish businessman’s claims against a Russian billionaire over the sale of a US$200 million stake in a fishing business should be heard in LCIA arbitration.

23 April 2021

Amazon enforces SIAC emergency order in India

The Delhi High Court has provisionally enforced a SIAC emergency arbitrator’s order restraining Amazon’s Indian business partner from proceeding with a US$3.4 billion asset sale.

02 February 2021

Dos Santos telecoms award upheld in Paris

A Paris court has upheld a US$646 million award against a company owned by embattled Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos – ruling that the ICC was right to appoint the five-member tribunal that heard the case and dismissing allegations of bias against two arbitrators.

27 January 2021

Mega-claim against Brazil to proceed

An arbitral tribunal has reportedly upheld jurisdiction over a third-party funded claim worth up to US$35 billion brought against Brazil by a minority shareholder in Petrobras over losses the state-owned oil company sustained as a result of the Lava Jato corruption probe.

25 November 2020

Lockdown in India leads to LCIA challenge

The majority shareholder in an Indian razor-blade maker has failed to disqualify all three members of an LCIA tribunal over their refusal to postpone a hearing because of the covid-19 pandemic.

04 November 2020

Amazon wins emergency relief in Singapore

An emergency arbitrator in Singapore has ordered an Indian conglomerate to pause the US$3.4 billion sale of its retail business until Amazon’s bid to stop the deal is heard by a SIAC tribunal.

26 October 2020

Interim relief granted in Mexican broadcaster dispute

A Spanish media group has secured emergency relief in an ICC dispute over a Mexican radio broadcaster that it accuses its partner of trying to usurp.

16 October 2020

SIAC arbitrator rules against Indian stock exchange

A sole arbitrator at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre has ruled that an Indian stock exchange’s bid to end a partnership with a US provider of financial indices was invalid.

15 October 2020

Dos Santos telecoms award enforced in BVI

The High Court of the British Virgin Islands has enforced a US$646 million award against a company owned by beleaguered Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, finding that the ICC Court was right to appoint all five members of the arbitral tribunal itself.

18 August 2020

Louis Dreyfus owners settle family feud

Swiss billionaire Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has settled an ICC dispute with members of her family over a buyout of their interests in one of the world’s largest traders in agricultural commodities.

28 February 2019

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