Paris Court of Appeal, 16 January 2018, Republic of Iraq v. Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italian, no. 16/05996

The Court of Appeal denied the request of the Ministry of Defence of Iraq to annul two ICC sentences. The dispute arose when two entities decided to finalise all ship construction and missiles delivery contracts. The execution of the contracts was made impossible because of the sanctions the UN enforced on the State of Iraq. [...]