United States Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia, 3 July 2018, The Republic of Argentina v. AWG Group Ltd, no. 16-7134

A US Court of Appeals upholds a district court’s decision to enforce a US$21 million UNCITRAL award against Argentina. In 1993, Argentina awarded a contract to a consortium of seven companies, including AWG Group which provided for investment in and operation of Argentina’s water services. In response to the 2001 economic crisis, Argentina froze the [...]

US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 7 July 2017, Getma v. Republic of Guinea, no. 16-7087

The US Court of Appeals upheld the decision to refuse the enforcement of an award having previously been set aside by the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (“CCJA”). The CCJA annulled the award due to the breach of arbitrators’ duty by deliberately ignoring [...]

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