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The controlling shareholder of a Chilean wine company appeared to face an uphill battle Friday as he urged the Eleventh Circuit to find that a lower court erred in ordering him to pay an American investor $28.7 million based on an foreign arbitration award that the shareholder insists is not final.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 7:58 pm
Two cryptocurrency asset managers asked a California federal judge on Friday to stop a video game-oriented platform from continuing to delay their lawsuit over its allegedly deceptive initial coin offering.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 7:57 pm
Publishing information from an international arbitration can be helpful if it's used to teach or contributes to the development of arbitral rules, but such transparency may not be beneficial if the information is collected for voyeuristic purposes, arbitrator Julian D.M. Lew QC said during a speech on Friday.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 6:20 pm
A free trade agreement between Singapore and the European Union came into force last week, with the deal including the creation of an investment court the EU has said will replace the existing ad hoc investment arbitration system.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 5:38 pm
A Missouri federal judge on Friday ordered a Virginia investment company to pay nearly $23 million in damages to a hotelier and a golfer who invested $1.5 million to flip overseas properties on the promise of "guaranteed" returns that were never realized.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 5:15 pm
President Donald Trump suggested Friday that, to protect trade talks with China, he may veto bipartisan bills threatening trade sanctions against Hong Kong, which has seen months of protests against mainland China's increasing authoritarian influence.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 4:37 pm
The Trump administration continued its siege of the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body on Friday by questioning the panel’s compensation system and suggesting that judges have been given a financial incentive to continue hearing appeals after their terms have expired.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 10:19 am
A California appeals court reversed a lower court's ruling that vacated a $2.2 million arbitral award issued to a Mexican company in a dispute with an insurer over the return of a deposit made in relation to a property sale, saying claims the arbitrator was biased came too late.
Posted: November 21, 2019, 9:47 pm
The Third Circuit will not rehear its decision allowing Crystallex International Corp. to seize shares in Citgo's parent company to enforce an arbitral award now worth more than $1.4 billion against Venezuela, according to a Thursday order.
Posted: November 21, 2019, 7:58 pm
A new cybersecurity protocol for international arbitration unveiled Thursday aims at providing guidance to arbitrators, institutions and arbitration users on topics including baseline security measures, while making clear that it's the responsibility of all involved in an arbitration to address this increasingly important issue.
Posted: November 21, 2019, 7:12 pm