Tag Archives: State immunity

Singapore Court of Appeal sets aside injunction against Maldivian state-owned company in airport dispute

The Singapore Court of Appeal has set aside an interim injunction granted by the High Court against a Maldivian state-owned corporation (“MACL“), by which MACL had been restrained from interfering with the operation of the Maldives airport by the relevant … Continue reading

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Filed under Public international law, South East Asia

“Dispute resolution and governing law clauses in China-related commercial contracts”: 5th edition now available

Chinese law restricts both the choice of law and the types of dispute resolution mechanism in China-related commercial contracts. As a result, drafting governing law and dispute resolution clauses in these contracts is not straightforward. This guide, designed for clients … Continue reading

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Privy Council rules on the liability of State-owned corporations for debts of the State

On 17 July 2012, the Privy Council gave judgment in a case brought by FG Hemisphere, a Delaware corporation, against La Générale des Carrières et des Mines (“Gécamines“), a mining company owned by the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC“). The … Continue reading

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