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Indian Granted Six More Weeks to Respond to Arbitration Ruling
12/24/2016 12:31:38 PM
Description: India recently was awarded a six week extension to determine how to reply to the $5.6 billion claim against it by British oil explorer Cairn Energy PLC. The dispute comes from an Rs29 047 crore retrospective tax demand.In June, Cairn filed a 160


49ers Headed to Arbitration over Rent Dispute with City
5/23/2016 4:12:17 PM
Description: San Francisco’s NFL franchise team the 49ers have filed for arbitration with the city over negotiations related to the rent for Levi’s Stadium. The team wants the city to reduce the amount of money it has to pay to play in the building.


Battle between Fifth Circuit Court and NLRB Continues Regarding Employer Arbitration Clauses
11/13/2015 6:30:23 PM
Description: The dispute between the Fifth Circuit court and the National Labor Relations Board continues, after the Fifth circuit again ruled employers are not in violation of the National Labor Relations Act by requiring employees to sign arbitration


FBI Launches Investigation into Oil Investments of Former Primera Energy CEO
8/21/2015 2:57:54 PM
Description: The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently opened a criminal investigation into Brian Alfaro, an oil and gas businessman in San Antonio, Texas. The investigation began in response to a civil lawsuit accusing Alfaro of defrauding 30 oil well


Chesapeake Energy Ordered into Arbitration with Former CEO
5/23/2015 1:25:22 PM
Description: A lawsuit filed by Chesapeake Energy against American Energy Partners has been ordered into arbitration by a district judge in Oklahoma. American Energy Partners was formed by the former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, Aubrey McClendon. Chesapeake Energy


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


Yukos International Arbitration Yields Record $50 Billion Award
8/12/2014 3:37:44 PM
Description: An international arbitration panel convened at The Hague has issued a record-setting $50 billion award against Russia in favor of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former owner of Yukos, an energy company.  The Russian government has been accused of


Arbitration Panel Awards Trina Solar $20.4 Million
3/21/2014 11:26:47 PM
Description:   An arbitration panel has awarded solar energy company Trina Solar Limited an award of $20.4 million in a dispute between the company and a former customer concerning outstanding account balances.  The customer had purchased a solar


Arbitration Upholds Firings by Consumers Energy after Deadly Explosion
3/6/2014 6:53:48 PM
Description: An arbitrator has upheld the firing of union employees by Consumers Energy in Detroit.  The employees were fired in the wake of a natural gas explosion in Royal Oak in 2013 that killed one man and destroyed his home while damaging numerous


U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Reinstatement of Arbitration Award
12/6/2013 10:06:04 AM
Description:   A dispute between British company BG Group and the country of Argentina stemming from a 2002 natural gas price freeze in that country made its way to the U.S. Supreme court, which rejected Argentina’s argument that the case should have