Work Area: Telecoms

Singapore company announces win against telecoms partner

A Singaporean technology company says it has won a favourable AAA award against its former partner in a Brazilian mobile network.

21 July 2022

Malaysian state telecoms company beats SIAC claim

Malaysia’s state-owned telecoms company says it has defeated a US$34.5 million SIAC claim brought by a Singapore-registered IPTV services provider, also winning a counterclaim for misrepresentation.

08 July 2022

Uruguay enforces costs award against failed ICSID claimant

A US court has enforced an ICSID award requiring a Florida telecoms company to pay nearly US$6 million in costs plus interest to Uruguay following an unsuccessful treaty claim that was backed by a third-party funder.

24 June 2022

ICSID panel says inter-state negotiation clause doesn’t derail claim

An ICSID tribunal has dismissed Georgia’s preliminary objection to a case concerning a local internet provider, holding that a pre-arbitration inter-state negotiation clause lacks “bite” and only required the investor to issue notice of its claim.

20 June 2022

Ericsson unit threatens claim against Kazakhstan amid criminal probe

A Croatian affiliate of Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has said it may bring an arbitration against Kazakhstan over a US$21.5 million contract for a health information platform that has led to criminal proceedings against a former minister.

20 April 2022

Kosovo Telecom ordered to pay mobile operator

An ICC panel has ordered a Kosovan government-owned telecoms company to pay damages after finding that it failed to act in good faith during contract renewal talks with a local mobile operator.

23 February 2022

Devas investors launch new claim against India

Investors in Devas Multimedia have launched a new treaty claim against India over its “unprecedented” efforts to thwart enforcement of a US$1.3 billion ICC award – weeks after the company’s liquidation was upheld by the Indian Supreme Court.

03 February 2022

Telecoms investors seize Indian aviation funds

Mauritian investors in an Indian telecoms company have frozen US$30 million in aviation funds in their bid to collect on a treaty award against India – as they get the all-clear to pursue assets in Virginia.

05 January 2022

Kyrgyzstan trounces telecoms claim

Kyrgyzstan says it has defeated a claim worth nearly US$300 million over the alleged expropriation of a mobile operator, with a tribunal finding the investment was tainted by corruption.

12 October 2021

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Qatari sports broadcaster

Saudi Arabia is lifting its ban on Qatari state-backed broadcaster beIN Sport, paving the way for the potential settlement of a billion-dollar investment treaty dispute and a UK arbitration over the purchase of an English football club.

07 October 2021

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