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An arbitral tribunal in The Hague has ruled that India must cease to exercise criminal jurisdiction over two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen in the Indian Ocean eight years ago but that the state is entitled to compensation from Italy over the incident.
02 July 2020
Turkmenistan’s national gas company Turkmengaz has reportedly been awarded around US$2 billion in an ICC claim concerning payments for the supply of natural gas to Iran.
30 June 2020
Russia’s Gazprom has agreed to repay US$1.5 billion to Poland’s state gas utility PGNiG to comply with an award in a gas price review arbitration but says it will continue with efforts to challenge the outcome in the Swedish courts as well as pursuing further price renegotiations.
15 June 2020
Vietnam is reportedly moving closer to launching an international arbitration against China over maritime rights in the South China Sea, as officials in Beijing continue to assert control in the disputed waters.
07 May 2020
The Iran-US Claims Tribunal in The Hague has ruled in a long-running dispute over Iranian physical assets that were frozen during the 1979 hostage crisis – ordering the US to pay over US$29 million in damages to Iran and return several antique musical instruments including a Stradivarius.
16 March 2020
The Universal Postal Union has passed an “unprecedented” resolution urging its bureau to appoint tribunal chairs in four arbitrations filed by Qatar against its Middle Eastern neighbours, relating to the suspension of postal services as part of the continuing blockade in the Gulf.
02 March 2020
A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration has rejected the majority of Russia’s jurisdictional objections to a case brought by Ukraine over maritime rights around Crimea – but said it lacked authority to address claims implicating the sovereignty of the annexed territory.
24 February 2020
Greece’s state-owned gas company Depa says it has won a Stockholm-seated ICC arbitration filed against Turkish counterpart Botaş in the latest installment of a 10-year dispute over the price of gas supplied under a pipeline deal.
23 January 2020
A Swedish court has rejected a challenge by Gazprom to an SCC award favouring Ukrainian state entity Naftogaz in a multibillion-dollar gas dispute – with hearings scheduled for next year on challenges to two further awards.
29 November 2019
The International Court of Justice has ruled it can hear claims by Ukraine concerning Russia’s alleged support of terrorism in eastern Ukraine and mistreatment of non-Russian communities in Crimea.
11 November 2019
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