ICSID claim filed against Indonesian Government

On 1 July, PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara and its majority Dutch shareholder Nusa Tenggara Partnership BV, announcedthat they have filed international investment arbitration proceedings against the Indonesian Government to seek relief from export restrictions that have halted production at the Batu Hijau mine and are said to have inflicted hardship and economic loss on PT … Read more

Arbitration in Africa: Recent developments

The Court of Appeal of the Lagos Judicial Division recently issued a pro-arbitration decision holding that courts may only intervene in arbitral proceedings where specifically permitted by Nigeria’s arbitration law and set aside an injunction obtained ex parte by Nigeria’s state oil company NNPC restraining arbitration proceedings brought by Chevron and Statoil. Meanwhile, the Democratic … Read more