Work Area: Commercial arbitration

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

Energy disputes and war in Ukraine

A virtual panel hosted by Squire Patton Boggs considered potential energy disputes arising from the war in Ukraine. Olha Martynevych and Kateryna Shokalo, Ukrainian lawyers in the firm’s New York office, report.

24 January 2023

Hearing concludes in Congo lithium dispute

A merits hearing has taken place in an ICC dispute over a Congolese lithium mining project, after the state-owned respondent apparently heeded the advice of its external counsel not to seek a last-minute postponement.

23 January 2023

Port operator brings second claim against Colombian state entity

A US-owned port operator has reportedly launched an arbitration against a Colombian river authority over payments made more than two decades ago, having already filed a claim against the state-owned entity over the restricted entry of ships.

20 January 2023

Collapsed oil tanker merger leads to emergency request

A Belgian shipping company has filed for emergency arbitration after a US$4.2 billion merger to create the world’s largest publicly listed oil tanker company collapsed.

18 January 2023

German court permits full review of antitrust awards

The German courts can review the merits of arbitral awards relating to competition law, the country’s top court has ruled.

16 January 2023

ICC award set aside over Gaillard eulogy

An ICC award has been set aside after the Paris Court of Appeal concluded that a eulogy written for Emmanuel Gaillard following his sudden and unexpected death gave rise to doubt about the independence and impartiality of the tribunal president.

13 January 2023

Spanish insurer settles pulp mill dispute

Spanish insurance company Mapfre has paid US$215 million to settle an arbitration with a Chilean paper producer over a faulty boiler at a Brazilian pulp mill.

11 January 2023

Chinese company wins damages over Indian coal project

Chinese power company Shanghai Electric says it has been awarded US$146 million in damages in a SIAC dispute with India’s Reliance Infrastructure over outstanding payments for a coal-fired power plant project.

10 January 2023

Panama sees mining claims loom

Canada’s First Quantum has filed one arbitration against Panama and is preparing another after it was ordered to suspend operations at one of the country’s largest mining projects.

04 January 2023

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