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Cost Overrun Dispute at Panama Canal Enters Arbitration
7/14/2014 5:33:02 PM
Description: Grupo Unidos Por el Canal (GUPC), an umbrella grouping of several international firms brought together to build a third set of locks at the Panama Canal as part of an ambitious expansion project undertaken by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and


Vancouver School Board Calls for Binding Arbitration
7/14/2014 5:25:11 PM
Description: Seeking to avoid the chaos involved in starting the next school term with teacher’s on strike, the Vancouver School Board has called on the local government and the teacher’s union to utilise binding arbitration to settle their contract


Indian Supreme Court Dismisses Litigation Seeking to Stop Vodafone International Arbitration
7/9/2014 6:07:47 PM
Description: The Supreme Court in India has dismissed Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against Vodafone filed by former additional Solicitor General Biswajit Bhattacharya that sought to prohibit Vodafone from seeking international arbitration proceedings against


Freeport-Cormorant Still Not Seeking Arbitration over Copper Export Halt
7/9/2014 6:06:22 PM
Description: A freeze on copper exports out of Indonesia has prompted one company – Newmont Mining Corp – to seek official arbitration with the Indonesian government, but competitor Freeport-McMoRan has opted to continue direct negotiations with the


Brilliant Resources Inc. Requests Arbitration against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
6/16/2014 7:20:36 PM
Description: Brilliant Resources, Inc. has officially submitted a request for arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).  The dispute concerns the exploration services agreement


Nokia Acknowledges Arbitration Could Be Used to Settle Non-Compliant Tax Claims against India
5/26/2014 7:44:44 PM
Description:   The Nokia Company has accused authorities in India of levying non-compliant tax claims through its bilateral agreement with Finland.  The company has threatened to file an international arbitration suit if the issue cannot be resolved


Arbitration Clauses Survive Termination of Contract
4/23/2014 7:29:30 AM
Description:   A U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio has ruled that arbitration clauses in contracts survive the termination of that contract even if they are not specifically included in the so-called “survival clause” written into the


Ukraine Threatens Arbitration over Russian Natural Gas Prices
4/12/2014 2:39:04 PM
Description:   It was widely regarded as a certainty that Russia would raise prices on the natural gas imported by Ukraine in the wake of the recent hostility between the two nations that saw a revolution in Ukraine remove a pro-Russian President and


Ayman al-Zawahri Calls for Battlefield Arbitration in Death of Al-Quaida Member
4/12/2014 2:36:55 PM
Description:   In a surprising statement, Ayman al-Zawahri, current leader of terrorist organization Al-Quaida, has called on Islamic fighters currently engaged in the Syrian Civil War to pass judgment on factions who allegedly detonated suicide bombs at


BG Group’s $185 Million Arbitration Award Reinstated by U.S. Supreme Court
3/6/2014 6:52:14 PM
Description:   The United States Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s ruling that threw out the $185 million award granted by an arbitration panel to BG Group against the country of Argentina.  The Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision