NAFTA tribunal grants request by local indigenous representative to make amicus submission, but declines to repeat non-aggravation order in light of recent conduct by Mexico

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Analysis: In now-public decision, ICSID ad hoc committee rejected bid to annul award that dismissed first Highbury v. Venezuela arbitration for lack of proof of ownership over investment

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Analysis: In first Highbury v. Venezuela award, ICSID tribunal declined jurisdiction over multi-million-dollar mining claim, as claimants failed to demonstrate ownership over disputed concessions

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In unprecedented ruling, ICSID ad hoc committee hearing mining dispute with Tanzania dismisses most grounds for annulment for being manifestly without legal merit

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Tribunal majority orders claimant to provide security for costs in rare earth minerals arbitration against Greenland and Denmark; dissenter fails to see any exceptional circumstances warranting the measure

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Tanzania provides undertaking to pay entire award and abide by annulment committee’s decision to continue stay of enforcement of mining award

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Analysis: In Glencore v. Bolivia, UNCITRAL tribunal dismisses illegality and abuse of process objections, declines to apply active act of investing requirement, and awards 253 million USD on account of unlawful expropriation of mining assets

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UNCITRAL award against Bolivia surfaces, shedding light on reasoning behind 253 million USD ruling in favour of Glencore; tribunal issues decision on interpretation and correction

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Analysis: ICSID ad hoc committee hearing Tanzania’s bid to overturn mining award conditions stay of enforcement on state’s undertaking to pay monies owed if annulment application is successful; lifting of stay is also subject to conditions

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Mining company owned by billionaire Clive Palmer submits SAFTA notice of intent to Australia, raising spectre of third treaty arbitration between the parties; document sheds light on pending arbitration over coal mine project

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Analysis: ICSID tribunal refuses to revoke provisional measures due to overlap with second NAFTA legacy claim

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[Updated with Decision] ICSID ad hoc committee in Nachingwea v. Tanzania issues decision on stay of enforcement of 100+ million USD award; outcome is reportedly conditional upon submission of written undertakings by the parties

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Uncovered: In Kornikom v. Serbia, Hanotiau-led tribunal finds that state agency validly terminated privatization agreement for underwater coal mine, seeing no expropriation

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Analysis: Tribunal in ICSID case against Tanzania sees no requirement that the investment must have been actively made, and finds that the state unlawfully expropriated retention licences held by foreign investors

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Analysis: Tribunal hearing bitterly-fought Ipek v. Turkey dispute examines if contractual rights qualify as BIT-protected investments, and ultimately dismisses the case based on an abuse of process; previously unseen procedural decisions come to light

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UK High Court declines to set aside award adverse to Djibouti’s state-owned port company, finding that sole arbitrator could validly rule on consequences of transfer of stake in joint-venture to the state

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Simandou iron ore mining saga comes to an end at ICSID, as BSG Resources fails to make payments to support its bid for annulment of award that dismissed the case based on findings of corruption and influence peddling

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Looking Back: Banro v. DRC tribunal declined jurisdiction over contract-based claims that originated from Canadian entity, at a time when Canada was not a party to the ICSID Convention

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[Updated with Award] Analysis: Westwater v. Turkey tribunal decides that cancellation of uranium licenses breached the Turkey-USA BIT, but only awards 1.3 million USD in sunk costs, plus interest and legal fees; lost profits claim is rejected based on lack of causation

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In non-disputing party submission, USA contends that arbitral practice regarding “autonomous” FET standard is irrelevant when interpreting US-Peru FTA

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Analysis: Tribunal majority finds that China’s investment treaty with Singapore limits investment arbitration to disputes over the amount of compensation for expropriation; dissenter considers that BIT was not properly interpreted

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AsiaPhos v. China tribunal issues its award, with a tribunal majority seeing no scope to rule on existence of expropriation under arbitration clause limited to disputes involving the amount of compensation for expropriation

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