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Law360: International Arbitration

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The Second Circuit on Wednesday granted Angolan energy company Aenergy an expedited appeal of a New York federal judge's dismissal of its $1.1 billion contract forgery suit, after the lower court had urged Angola to find a more suitable venue to resolve the dispute.
Posted: August 4, 2021, 9:56 pm
A PetroSaudi unit is urging a California judge to dismiss for good the U.S. government's attempt to seize a nearly $380 million arbitral award it claims is tied to embezzled 1Malaysia Development Berhad funds, arguing that prosecutors still can't connect the award to the scandal.
Posted: August 4, 2021, 8:03 pm
Kyrgyzstan is asking a New York district judge to hear its appeal of a bankruptcy court's finding that it violated the stay in the Kumtor Gold Chapter 11 case, arguing the ruling violated its sovereign immunity.
Posted: August 4, 2021, 7:23 pm
Chevron has accused Saudi families of inventing a newspaper to fabricate press coverage defending their $17.9 billion award over land leases, telling the Ninth Circuit that an article "regurgitates word-for-word" their arguments
Posted: August 4, 2021, 4:51 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many lawyers to telecommute, potentially from home jurisdictions where they are not admitted, raising questions about compliance with states’ unauthorized practice of law mandates — but attorneys can look to rules, advisory opinions and case law for clarity, say Lauren Snyder and Amy Richardson at Harris Wiltshire.
Posted: August 4, 2021, 4:03 pm
A €101 million ($119.8 million) arbitral award issued against Spain after the country revoked economic incentives aimed at boosting investment in renewable energy projects has survived an annulment attempt that largely centered on the tribunal's assumption of jurisdiction and calculation of damages.
Posted: August 3, 2021, 10:17 pm
Dentons has accused a former partner, with whom it's embroiled in an ugly public dispute over his alleged wrongful firing, of continuing to "hurl outrageous and irresponsible statements" about the firm and its leadership.
Posted: August 3, 2021, 10:10 pm
Steven Donziger, the disbarred human rights lawyer accused of fraudulently obtaining a $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp., asked a Manhattan federal judge Tuesday for a new trial a week after he was convicted of criminal contempt for disobeying court orders in the oil giant's civil case against him.
Posted: August 3, 2021, 9:53 pm
An international law and arbitration specialist has joined White & Case LLP as a global international arbitration partner in its Melbourne, Australia, office.
Posted: August 3, 2021, 9:26 pm
The Republic of Kazakhstan moved to protect its D.C. property from two Moldovan oil and gas investors seeking to enforce a $506 million arbitration award, saying the men falsely claimed that the building housed commercial offices.
Posted: August 3, 2021, 9:22 pm