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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 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
A joint venture between Kuwaiti logistics group Agility and France’s Orange has won a fraud claim against a Lebanese bank concerning an investment in an Iraqi mobile operator that is the subject of two ICSID cases.
05 October 2021
A Kuwaiti logistics group has turned to new counsel in its bid to revive a US$660 million ICSID claim against Iraq over the alleged expropriation of a mobile phone operator.
08 June 2021
Colombia has prevailed in two investment treaty disputes – a billion-dollar ICSID claim by Mexico's América Móvil over the alleged expropriation of a telecoms concession and a US$323 million UNCITRAL claim brought by three dual nationals over their former ownership of a bank.
10 May 2021
Deutsche Telekom has applied to a US court to enforce an investment treaty award worth more than US$135 million against India, revealing that the state “essentially prevailed” during the quantum phase of the case.
20 April 2021
An ICSID tribunal has dismissed a Kuwaiti investor’s US$664 million claim against Iraq over the alleged expropriation of a mobile phone operator in Kurdistan – a dispute that has spawned several other arbitrations and bribery allegations.
23 February 2021
Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES has applied to enforce a costs award after fending off fraud claims brought by a Mexican business partner in an ICDR arbitration.
21 January 2021
Mauritian investors have applied to a US court to enforce a US$111 million investment treaty award against India over a cancelled satellite telecoms deal – months after the enforcement of a billion-dollar ICC award related to the same project.
13 January 2021
A joint venture between French telecoms group Orange and Kuwaiti logistics group Agility has asked a US court to compel Dechert to produce documents concerning an alleged bribery scheme in Iraq for use in a US$1 billion ICC arbitration over its stake in a Kurdish mobile operator.
01 December 2020
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