The long-awaited Final Award regarding the PCA arbitration between Slovenia and Croatia has finally been issued. It was rendered on 29 June 2017, ruling upon the border dispute between the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Croatia. The Arbitral Tribunal, presided by Judge Gilbert Guillaume, rendered its Final Award on the basis of an […]
Croatia Challenges MOL Arbitration Award
As previously announced by Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, Croatia appealed against the arbitral decision of an UNCITRAL arbitral tribunal, dismissing as unfounded Croatia’s claims against Hungarian State-owned company MOL. The case was brought by Croatia against Hungarian company MOL in 2014 pursuant to an arbitration clause in a 2003 shareholder’s agreement governing MOL’s investment […]
New Croatia ICSID Arbitration Over Conversion Law
A new Croatia ICSID arbitration was registered on 16 September by UniCredit Bank Austria, a Vienna branch of Italian banking group UniCredit and its subsidiary Zagrebacka Banka. This is the first case against Croatia over controversial legislation intended to protected borrowers by converting loans and mortgages in Swiss francs to Euros. In September 2015, Croatia passed […]
Can Russian Investors Initiate Arbitration Against Cyprus to Recover their Losses?
Many Russian depositors are facing losses of up to 40 percent in Cyprus, and are currently considering their legal options. Should one of these options be initiating an investment treaty arbitration against Cyprus for expropriation on the basis of the 1997 Russian Federation-Cyprus bilateral investment treaty, which is included here: IAA-Bilateral-Investment-Treaty-Between-Russia-and-Cyprus. Such a claim could most […]