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Liberian telecoms award revived in Texas

A Texas state court has reinstated an ICDR award in favour of Chinese telecoms company ZTE in a long-running dispute over a project in Liberia, rejecting arguments that it was obtained through fraud. ...

Satellite dispute moves to next phase at ICDR

An ICDR tribunal has awarded more than US$50 million to a British satellite company in a dispute with a US customer over broadband services but that amount may be offset by counterclaims to be decided...

Qatar hospital dispute leads to ICC award

An ICC tribunal has ruled that a Qatari state-backed foundation validly terminated a contract for the construction of a €1.7 billion medical facility in Doha, while ordering it to pay €44 million to the...

Tiffany loses final appeal over Swatch award

The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld a US$450 million award in favour of Swiss watchmaker Swatch against US jeweller Tiffany, five years after it was issued.  The court dismissed the appeal by Tiffany...

Dispute over newspaper headquarters to play out in Milan

The media group behind Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera has brought an arbitration against US private equity group Blackstone as it seeks to reverse the €120 million purchase of its headquarters in...

Tribunal agrees to hear claim against Serbia

In the third ICSID decision relating to Serbia in a month, a tribunal has upheld jurisdiction over what was alleged to be a “round-trip” claim against the state, brought by a Serbian investor via a Cypriot-incorporated...

Singaporean investor’s claim against Mexico underway

An UNCITRAL tribunal is in place to hear a Singaporean marine services provider’s investment treaty claim against Mexico, with ICSID administering the dispute. Former World Bank deputy general counsel...

IBA committee publishes report on ISDS reform

The International Bar Association’s subcommittee on investment treaty arbitration has released a long-awaited report proposing solutions aimed at improving its consistency, efficiency and transparency...

Egyptian state entities face enforcement bid despite settlement

An Egyptian company has applied to a US court to enforce an ICC award ordering two Egyptian state entities to pay it US$288 million excluding interest for terminating a deal to supply gas to Israel – despite...

Music for Mediators

The Mediation Times - Sun, 2013-05-26 17:07
For years I have talked about the similarity of mediation with both photography and music, particularly jazz. I have been clearing out my inbox and came across an hilarious email trail between some of the UK’s top mediators. The topic – songs for mediators, parties and mediation! I thought I would share … Thank to [...]
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