September 28, 2015

Article: Procedure for enforcing an ICSID award against a foreign state in US court

There is a split amongst the district courts as to how to handle the procedure of converting an ICSID award into a U.S. judgment where the ICSID award is against a foreign state. Certain courts have held that an ICSID […]

March 31, 2015

Case Watch: Tidewater v. Venezuela

On March 23, 2015, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela moved to vacate a judgment entered against it in Tidewater Investment SRL v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Case No. 1:15-cv-1960 (S.D.N.Y.). The case arises out of an ICSID arbitration in which […]

February 23, 2015

Case Watch: Miminco LLC v. Congo

On February 9, 2015, in Miminco LLC v. Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”), 1:14-cv-01987, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered a $13 million ICSID award against the DRC to be recognized as if it were […]

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