Work Area: Investor-state arbitration

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

Dutch appeal court refuses to stay intra-EU BIT claim

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has rejected Poland’s latest bid to restrain a Dutch entity from pursuing arbitration under an intra-EU bilateral investment treaty.

04 September 2023

ICC panel decides Algerian rail dispute

UPDATED: An Algerian state agency has reportedly defeated the bulk of a €200 million ICC claim brought by Spanish construction group OHLA over a railway project.

01 September 2023

Grenada settles ICSID case over hotel resort

Grenada has reached an agreement with a group of US investors to settle a US$200 million ICSID case over a stalled project to develop a luxury hotel resort.

31 August 2023

Argentine highway dispute returns to ICSID

Spanish infrastructure group Abertis has filed an ICSID claim against Argentina over highway concessions – more than six years after settling an earlier case at the centre.

30 August 2023

Madagascar knocks out telecoms claim

A split ICSID tribunal has refused to hear a treaty claim brought against Madagascar by a pair of Mauritian telecoms companies.

30 August 2023

Banking group brings ICSID claim against DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing a new ICSID case from a Swiss banking group, as ICC claims by a Kazakh-owned mining group and a South African law firm also come to light.

29 August 2023

ICSID panel orders Huawei to disclose Swedish contracts

An ICSID tribunal hearing Huawei’s claim against Sweden over its exclusion from the rollout of 5G has ordered the Chinese group to produce unredacted versions of its contracts with mobile network operators in the country.

25 August 2023

Mexican media group brings claim against Peru

A Mexican multimedia group has lodged an ICSID case against Peru – having previously threatened to file a claim over a concession to roll out a fibre optic network.

24 August 2023

Olympics contractor faces claim after settlement with Greece

A US defence contractor has asked a Virginia court to halt an ICDR arbitration brought by a former agent following the settlement of a dispute with the Greek government over a security system for the 2004 Olympic Games.

24 August 2023

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