Topic: Competence-competence

Pakistan-India hydro dispute clears hurdle

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has rejected India’s jurisdictional objections to a claim lodged by Pakistan over two hydroelectric power plants.

06 July 2023

The US’s distinctive approach to competence-competence

At a keynote to mark the relaunch of CIArb’s Washington, DC chapter, independent arbitrator Michael Nolan addressed the United States’ distinctive approach to competence-competence and its implications for treaty-based arbitration.

19 April 2022

ICSID panel won’t call halt to anti-arbitration suit

An ICSID tribunal has expressed its “grave concern” at the Netherlands’ decision to seek a German court declaration as to the admissibility of an EU investor’s Energy Charter Treaty claim – but for the time being has refused to recommend that the suit be withdrawn.

14 March 2022

US investors get second chance to revive claim against Poland

The French Court of Cassation has ruled that US investors seeking to revive a US$125 million investment treaty claim against Poland through set-aside proceedings can present new jurisdictional arguments that they failed to raise before the arbitral tribunal.

03 December 2020

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