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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
A Kenyan company has obtained a court order in Nairobi requiring the ICC to turn over documents for use in a fraud suit against an arbitrator – and says it has filed related criminal complaints against tribunal members in France and Austria.
02 November 2020
An Azerbaijani businessman has made good on a threatened ICSID claim against Georgia over alleged state interference in a local internet provider.
30 October 2020
A US court has confirmed a US$562 million ICC award against Indian state-owned satellite company Antrix, rejecting suggestions that the tribunal had been improperly constituted.
29 October 2020
UPDATED: French telecoms group Orange has filed an ICSID claim against Iraq over the alleged expropriation of its US$500 million investment in a Kurdistan-based mobile phone operator.
13 October 2020
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