Work Area: Investor-state arbitration

Civil Unrest and Investor-State Claims in the Telecommunications Sector

Featured in The Guide to Telecoms Arbitration - Second Edition

17 October 2023

Is the People’s Good the Highest Law? The Concept of Necessity in Investor-State Protections

Featured in The Guide to Telecoms Arbitration - Second Edition

17 October 2023

Tanzania pays out to settle mining claim

A Canadian gold mining company says it has received US$30 million from Tanzania to settle their ICSID dispute over the revocation of a project licence.

16 October 2023

India’s top court upholds annulment of billion-dollar award

The Indian Supreme Court has upheld a decision to annul a US$1.3 billion ICC award against a state entity on grounds of fraud.

16 October 2023

Baltic grid operators face SCC claim from Russian supplier

Russian energy group Inter RAO has filed for arbitration at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce against three Baltic electricity transmission operators that stopped contractual payments to comply with international sanctions.

16 October 2023

Top Dutch court refuses to reinstate freeze on Kazakh fund

Moldovan investors engaged in a decade-long campaign to enforce a US$500 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Kazakhstan have failed to reinstate a Dutch attachment against a sovereign wealth fund – after reporting favourable rulings in Sweden, the US and Gibraltar.

13 October 2023

Trafigura venture targets Ghana properties in London

A Trafigura subsidiary has moved closer to seizing Ghanaian state properties in London to satisfy a US$140 million award after a court ruled the state didn’t need to be served with interim charging orders through diplomatic channels.

12 October 2023

Glencore brings Bolivia award to US court

Swiss commodities trader Glencore has asked a court in Washington, DC to enforce a US$254 million UNCITRAL award against Bolivia over the nationalisation of tin and zinc mining assets.

12 October 2023

Former politician files treaty claim against Georgia

A former Georgian politician who later obtained political asylum in the US has brought a treaty claim against Georgia over his investments in the transportation sector.

11 October 2023

Asset finance investor pursues claim against Ethiopia

A US-based investor in leasing of agricultural machinery is pursuing a claim against Ethiopia at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, it has emerged.

10 October 2023

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