ICSID, 16 May 2018, Masdar Solar & Wind Cooperatief U.A. v. Kingdom of Spain, no. ARB/14/1, Award

On 16 May 2018, an ICSID arbitral tribunal issued a final award on jurisdiction, merits and costs in favour of a Dutch investor against Spain. The dispute arose out of the Respondent’s reforms on the renewable energy market, undertaken from 2012 to 2014. All these regulatory modifications occurred after years of the State’s encouraging of [...]

2018-06-27T21:50:20+02:00May 16th, 2018|ICSID, International awards|0 Comments

ICC, December 2017, Pressen Elecktra GmBH & E.On SE v. Electrabel, no. 20659/GFG

In 2010, both the German and Belgian governments introduced reforms aimed at taxing fuels used for nuclear reactors. Following a dispute, Engie Electrabel initiated arbitration proceedings against his German partner PreussenElektra – (an E.ON’s subsidiary) to define the amount of German and Belgian nuclear taxes to be passed on to each other. After a decision [...]

2018-01-20T21:00:58+01:00December 31st, 2017|ICC, International awards|0 Comments

Cour d’appel de Paris, 23 mai 2017, no. 15/24578

- Si les contestations relatives à l’assiette, au quantum ou à l’exigibilité de l’impôt échappent par nature à l’arbitrage, il n’en va pas de même des litiges portant sur la mise en œuvre d’une convention par laquelle les parties répartissent entre elles la charge des taxes engendrées par leurs rapports de droit. Pour autant, un [...]

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