Work Area: State-to-state

Pakistan-India hydro dispute clears hurdle

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has rejected India’s jurisdictional objections to a claim lodged by Pakistan over two hydroelectric power plants.

06 July 2023

Amirfar on international adjudication and global crises

In the latest Lalive lecture, Catherine Amirfar argued that, despite its critics, international adjudication still has an important role to play in peacefully resolving global crises and that one must look at the details of a case and surrounding events to understand its true contribution. Simon Bianchi of Lalive reports.

04 July 2023

Guyana pursues Panama over rice exports

Guyana has launched an ICC claim against Panama over payments it says are owed to local farmers and millers under a rice exports deal.

22 May 2023

Historic dispute over New York Harbor explosion inspires Ukraine reflections

A lecture by Paul Friedland on a US-German inter-state arbitration triggered by a massive act of sabotage in New York Harbor ahead of US entry into the First World War leads Dorothy Murray of Proskauer Rose to draw parallels with disputes arising from the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

04 May 2023

The High Seas Treaty: a further step in environmental protection

The United Nations has recently reached a historic agreement on environmental protection known as the High Seas Treaty. Meriam Al-Rashid and Kate Johnston of Eversheds Sutherland consider its key provisions and compare it with another important environmental treaty covering Latin America.

03 May 2023

Iran to bring claims against Sudan over military contracts

Iran is reportedly taking steps to bring arbitrations against Sudan over military contracts signed before relations between the two states broke down seven years ago.

20 April 2023

Denmark announces plans to exit ECT

Denmark has signalled its intent to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty over concerns it may hinder the transition to green energy, the latest EU member state to join the exodus.

14 April 2023

Iraq asks US court to enforce against Turkey

Iraq has applied to a US court to enforce an ICC award issued in a multibillion-dollar dispute with Turkey over crude oil exports, putting the award in the public domain and confirming that neither side was entirely successful.

11 April 2023

Iraq and Turkey see award in multibillion oil dispute

UPDATED: An ICC tribunal has awarded just under US$1.5 billion to Iraq in a decade-long dispute with Turkey over crude oil exports from the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region – though Turkey says it defeated most of the claims and has also been granted compensation.

27 March 2023

Iran threatens Pakistan with US$18 billion pipeline claim

Iran has reportedly threatened to bring an US$18 billion arbitration against Pakistan over a gas pipeline project disrupted by US sanctions.

09 March 2023

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