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A prominent international sports official and his former lawyer have received jail sentences after being convicted of forgery in Geneva over their role in a fake arbitration.
10 September 2021
An LCIA tribunal has dismissed a US$480 million arbitration against the Bank of Ghana over a cancelled payments systems project after the claimant failed to post security for costs – a dispute that saw the bank raise allegations of fraud and corruption.
25 August 2021
The heirs of a Saudi official have once again failed to enforce an US$18 billion award against Chevron in the United States, as their counsel face the prospect of court sanctions for allegedly relying on a “fabricated” news article.
17 August 2021
The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that an LCIA award does not preclude Brazil’s Vale from bringing a US$500 million claim against entities beneficially owned by Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to claw back some of the proceeds of a rescinded mining deal in Guinea.
16 July 2021
Atlanta-headquartered Secretariat has withdrawn a US litigation against rival expert witness firm HKA over a fake employee review on the website Glassdoor.
13 July 2021
A Dutch national who won a US$45 million investment treaty award against Vietnam is suing his arbitration counsel King & Spalding, accusing the firm of colluding with third-party funder Burford Capital to cheat him out of his due share of the proceeds.
15 June 2021
Dentons has become embroiled in litigation and arbitration with a fired partner who accuses the firm of committing forgery to cheat a Chinese enforcement client out of tens of millions of dollars – allegations it calls an “utter fabrication”.
11 June 2021
Three Russian bankers have failed to knock out conspiracy claims brought against them in a UK court over an alleged US$800 million fraud, as related allegations are weighed by an LCIA tribunal.
23 March 2021
General Electric has reached an agreement worth €261 million to settle an ICC claim brought by a Slovenian state-owned energy company over the construction of a lignite power plant that was plagued by corruption allegations.
16 March 2021
The Court of Appeal in London has held that a fraud suit relating to the €250 million sale of an Indian payments business to Germany’s Wirecard has sufficient connection to England to proceed, while reserving a decision on whether the claims belong in arbitration.
04 March 2021
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