Topic: Anti-suit injunction

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

UK court grants anti-suit injunction to enforce foreign-seated ICC clause

The Commercial Court in London has granted an injunction to restrain litigation in Russia – enforcing an ICC arbitration clause that provides for a Paris seat.

07 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

UK court refuses to grant anti-suit injunction in aid of French arbitration

The Commercial Court in London has refused to grant an anti-suit injunction to support a Paris-seated ICC arbitration, saying it would be inconsistent with the French courts’ approach and go against the parties’ intentions.

22 August 2023

Mining company to defy Ghanaian injunction

An Australian mining company says it will continue with its US$275 million UNCITRAL claim against Ghana – despite an anti-arbitration injunction issued by a Ghanaian court.

02 August 2023

DIFC court won’t restrain enforcement against Kurdistan

A court in Dubai’s financial freezone has refused to grant an injunction to prevent enforcement of a US$490 million judgment against Iraqi Kurdistan pending an ICC arbitration.

19 July 2023

Anti-suit injunction upheld in Russian ammonia plant dispute

The Court of Appeal in London has affirmed that Italian engineering group Tecnimont breached an anti-suit injunction issued in aid of a billion-euro ICC arbitration over a Russian ammonia plant disrupted by international sanctions.

03 July 2023

Renewables funds swapped out of US action against Spain

A US court has allowed the claimants to be substituted in an action to enforce an Energy Charter Treaty award even as Spain warns their directors could face criminal penalties over the move.

13 March 2023

Eni gets final injunction against Nigerian partner

Eni has won a final anti-suit injunction in the UK against its local partner in a Nigerian oil block following a US$200 million ICC arbitration – as three NGOs are permitted to weigh in on corruption issues in an unrelated ICSID case.

08 March 2023

US judge grants anti-suit injunctions against Spain

A US judge hearing two actions by solar investors to enforce ICSID awards worth a combined €333 million against Spain has issued injunctions to prevent the state from trying to halt the proceedings through litigation in the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

16 February 2023

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