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The English court sets aside a Tribunal’s findings of lack of jurisdiction under a BIT

United Kingdom, Global - March 14 2018 In a decision dated 2 March 2018 (the “Decision“), the English High Court has set aside parts of an award on jurisdiction (the “Award“) from a...

Andrew Cannon, Vanessa Naish.


Bear Creek Mining Corp. v. Peru: the potential impact on damages of an investor’s contributory action and failure to obtain a social license

Global - January 26 2018 In an award dated 30 November 2017 (the "Award"), an ICSID Tribunal ordered Peru to pay around US$30.4million to Canadian company Bear Creek Mining...

Christian Leathley, Hannah Ambrose.


Investment treaty protection: A Whistlestop Tour

Global - October 31 2016 In 2016, it is difficult for mining companies to ignore the importance of the protections that bilateral and multilateral investment treaties...

Andrew Cannon, Iain Maxwell, Christian Leathley.


Focus on mining in Iran

Iran - November 27 2015 Iran is among the world's top 10 most resource-rich countries. While primarily known for its hydrocarbons, the country is also home to some 68...

Andrew Cannon, Adam McWilliams.


English Court of Appeal permits enforcement of a New York Convention award on the basis of excessive delay in challenge proceedings in the courts of the seat

United Kingdom - November 16 2015 In its judgment in IPCO (Nigeria) Limited v Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (No.3) 2015 EWCA Civ 1144 & 1145, handed down on 10 November...

Andrew Cannon.