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U.S. Court Rejects Nigerian Sovereign Immunity Defense in Lawsuit over Arbitration Award on Chinese Investment
In an opinion issued last week, a U.S. court ruled against Nigeria's motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a Chinese company trying to enforce an international investment arbitration award.
After protests put a halt to its mining operations, a Chinese company running a gold mine in Ecuador has brought a lawsuit against the Ecuadorian government under a China-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty.
Australian Company with Key Chinese Shareholder Brings ISDS Complaint Against Denmark, Greenland on Rare Earth Mine
Greenland Minerals A/S ("GMAS") has brought a contract-based ISDS complaint against the governments of Greenland (known as "Naalakkersuisut") and Denmark in response to a Greenland law that bans uranium prospecting, exploration, and exploitation, and which interferes with the company's Kvanefjeld rare earths project in southern Greenland.
A recent article in the ICSID Review examines a German investment in China, and how a government expropriation was challenged in domestic courts and before an international tribunal.
Investment Arbitration Reporter reported yesterday that Huawei "has made good on an earlier threat to lodge arbitration proceedings against Sweden under the China-Sweden bilateral investment treaty (BIT)" in relation to Sweden's ban on Huawei's participation in its 5G network, and that the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)