African Petroleum arbitration: who will foot legal bill of Banjul Omnia Strategy, Lucas Bastin and Edi M.O. Faal?
The Gambian state is seeking a guarantee that its legal fees at ICSID, where its cause is being defended by three eminent London law firms, will be covered by African Petroleum if the oil firm loses the case. [...]
Symbion Power - Tanesco arbitration tribunal established at last
A Singaporean lawyer, a former Nigerian minister and a former president of the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights have been appointed to sit on the World Bank tribunal arbitrating between Symbion Power and the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco). [...]
Nairobi and Kigali, the new kingpins of arbitration
In contrast to the Tanzanian president John Magufuli, who in July promulgated a raft of laws intended to deprive firms, mostly mining companies, operating in the country of the right to seek arbitration (ION 1460), some of his neighbours, chief [. [...]