Topic: Interim measures

Chilean hydro project owner overturns US injunction

A New York state court has vacated an injunction that prevented the owner of a Chilean hydropower project from drawing on a US$90 million letter of credit pending an ICC arbitration with Austrian construction group Strabag.

24 November 2023

Singapore court unconvinced there is “more appropriate forum” to enforce interim measures

Singapore’s High Court has rejected arguments that the city-state is not the proper forum to enforce interim measures granted in a SIAC arbitration between shareholders in a financial technology company.

15 September 2023

Chad pipeline dispute reaches New York

A UK-based energy company has asked a US court to freeze US$151 million in funds held by Citibank pending an ICC arbitration with Chad over an oil pipeline venture – putting an emergency arbitrator order in the public domain.

04 September 2023

Indian arbitrator refuses to restrain sale of hospital network

An Indian arbitrator has refused a Mumbai healthcare provider’s request for interim measures to restrain a US private equity firm from selling a hospital network to rival bidders.

18 August 2023

Emergency arbitrator grants measures against Chad

The UK’s Savannah Energy has obtained ICC emergency arbitrator relief against Chad to halt attempts to oust it from an oil pipeline venture.

10 August 2023

Serbia held liable in dairy farm dispute

A Canadian family has won compensation in an ICSID claim against Serbia over the expropriation of a dairy farm by Serbia's privatisation agency.

30 June 2023

A closer look at Nigeria’s arbitration law reform

Nigeria has adopted a new arbitration law including reforms on interim measures, mandatory stays and third-party funding. Timi Balogun, Letizia Ceccarelli, Hoda Ghassabian and Lorenzo Poggi of Squire Patton Boggs consider the changes and argue the new law will enhance the country’s position as an arbitral hub.

23 June 2023

Staying put for arbitration: seeking an interlocutory injunction in the Cayman Islands

The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has considered for the first time whether a defendant that seeks interlocutory injunctive relief from the court after applying to stay Cayman litigation pending arbitration loses its right to a stay. Julie Engwirda, Paul Smith and Caitlin Murdock of Harneys report.

03 April 2023

Cayman courts can enforce provisional awards

A Cayman court has confirmed for the first time that foreign interim awards made in a New York Convention state can be enforced in the same way as final awards.

13 February 2023

GE settles Algerian power plant dispute

General Electric and its Greek partner have settled an ICC arbitration with an Algerian state-owned entity over a US$234 million power plant project that gave rise to interim measures enforced in the New York courts.

25 January 2023

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