Cour de cassation, 1 civ., 28 February 2018, The Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Energoinvest, no. 16-22126

The Democratic Republic of Congo signed an agreement for the construction and financing of a high-voltage line with Energoinvest. Energoinvest, after initiating arbitration for the collection of outstanding payments, assigned its debt to FG Hemisphere Associates LLC. The latter asked for the exequatur in France of the award rendered in Zurich, condemning the Democratic Republic [...]