Topic: Anti-arbitration injunction

Rosneft asks Russian court to restrain BP arbitration

Rosneft has asked a Moscow court to block BP from pursuing an international arbitration – with the British company confirming the dispute does not relate to its ongoing effort to divest its stake in the Russian state-controlled entity.

27 September 2023

Evergrande gets stay of HKIAC claim

A Hong Kong court has granted a request by embattled Chinese property developer Evergrande to restrain an HKIAC arbitration worth US$110 million brought by one of its creditors, finding it would interfere with winding-up proceedings.

26 September 2023

Indian injunction halts Singapore arbitration over matchmaking business

An Indian authority has issued an interim injunction to prevent a Mauritian private equity fund from pursuing a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration against the founder of an online matchmaking service – months after the Singapore courts affirmed the dispute was arbitrable.

18 September 2023

South African fund targets Ghanaian businessman

A South African investment fund has applied to courts in New York and Chicago to enforce a US$60 million LCIA award against a Ghanaian businessman arising from a loan guarantee.

06 September 2023

Dutch appeal court refuses to stay intra-EU BIT claim

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has rejected Poland’s latest bid to restrain a Dutch entity from pursuing arbitration under an intra-EU bilateral investment treaty.

04 September 2023

Argentine highway dispute returns to ICSID

Spanish infrastructure group Abertis has filed an ICSID claim against Argentina over highway concessions – more than six years after settling an earlier case at the centre.

30 August 2023

Hong Kong court grants anti-arbitration injunction in property saga

A Hong Kong court has restrained a property developer from pursuing certain claims in a mainland-seated CIETAC proceeding on the basis they would undermine long-running efforts to enforce an award issued 16 years ago in a prior arbitration.

16 June 2023

Mauritian injunction fails to halt treaty claim against India

An UNCITRAL tribunal has ignored a Mauritian court order enjoining investors in insolvent satellite company Devas Multimedia from pursuing their US$640 million treaty claim against India, as the claimants accuse the state of going “scorched earth” since the case was filed.

19 May 2023

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