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Philippines Continues to Build Arbitration Case against China
3/27/2015 5:35:03 PM
Description: The Philippines continues to build its case for international arbitration in its dispute with China over China’s claim on and use of the South China Sea. The government in Manila recently submitted more than 3,000 pages of materials to the


Government of British Columbia Creates Online Arbitration Service1778
3/20/2015 2:33:20 PM
Description: Seeking a way to deal with property disputes more efficiently, the British Columbia government has launched an online service for arbitrating disputes concerning condo fees, parking, pets and other property issues. The government is promoting the


International Arbitration Panel Awards Owens-Illinois $455 Million
3/20/2015 2:31:57 PM
Description: The World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes has awarded bottle manufacturer Owens-Illinois $455 million in an award settling the company’s complaint against the government of Venezuela over the seizure of


Teamsters Canada End 1-Day Strike and Agree to Arbitration with Canadian Pacific
2/27/2015 7:41:48 AM
Description: After being on strike for one day, Teamsters Canada has agreed to return its members to work and enter formal arbitration with Canadian Pacific Railway to settle an ongoing contract dispute. The second-largest rail system in Canada is expected to be


India Amending Arbitration Laws to Attract International Business
2/18/2015 2:59:31 PM
Description: India has set a plan in motion to revise its laws governing arbitration in a bid to create a friendlier environment for international investment. The proposed revisions would set time limits for court cases and simplifying court rules and


JKX Oil & Gas Initiates Arbitration against Ukrainian Government
2/18/2015 2:58:35 PM
Description: Invoking the Energy Charter Treaty provisions agreed to between the United Kingdom and Ukraine, JKX Oil & Gas has filed for arbitration between itself and the Ukrainian government in its effort to recover $180 million it paid to that country in


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Continues to Support Secrecy in Iran Arbitration
1/29/2015 2:56:40 PM
Description: The details of an arbitration process between Israel and Iran that has been going on for more than two decades will remain secret for the time being, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirming his belief that national security


Arbitration Initiated Against Venezuela by Harvest Natural Resources
1/24/2015 1:43:31 PM
Description: In a move that solidifies international perception of Venezuela as a poor investment risk, Harvest Natural Resources has filed a request for arbitration with the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).  The


Pennsylvania Court Workers Reach Deal with County via Binding Arbitration1591
1/17/2015 12:24:04 PM
Description: Court employees and County Commissioners in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, have agreed to a new four year contract.  The Union involved in the binding arbitration represents about 140 workers in the courts, including court reporters and


Arbitration Blocked by Federal Judge in Haitian Radio Dispute
1/17/2015 12:22:38 PM
Description: An agreement between telecommunications company Teleco and mobile phone company Haitel that required Teleco to accept payments in shares instead of cash and to resolve all disputes in binding arbitration in Bermuda cannot be enforced, according to a