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Axiata seeks arbitration in Nepal tax case
Axiata Group’s UK subsidiary and Nepal mobile unit filed a request for arbitration with the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, regarding a capital gains tax bill levied by Nepali authorities.
Brexit: Screaming for vengeance? Enforcing intra-EU arbitral awards in the post-Brexit UK
After Brexit, the UK will be theoretically a suitable jurisdiction to enforce intra-EU awards.
Court orders removal of Amulsar mine protesters
The company’s Canadian and British subsidiaries have already announced their intention to initiate arbitration proceedings against Armenia in accordance with bilateral agreements if the matter is not resolved.
Pelosi warns there will be no US-U.K. trade deal if Brexit harms the Irish peace accord
"If there were to be any weakening of the Good Friday accords, there would be no chance whatsoever, a nonstarter, for a US-U.K. trade agreement," said US House Speaker
TT signs UK trade agreement
One week after nine Cariforum countries signed an agreement with the United Kingdom to maintain preferential trade agreements if and when the UK leaves the European Union, Trinidad and Tobago also signed on to the agreement.
Brexit: Rolled-over UK free trade deals ’are incomplete’
As a member of the EU, the UK is part of 40 trade deals which the EU has with other countries. As of 28 March, only eight rolled-over agreements have been signed.
Egypt - British Petroceltic files arbitration case against EGPC
British Petroceltic announced filing an arbitration case against the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) at the World Bank Group’s ICSID.
UK will be forced to accept US food standards in a Brexit trade deal with Trump, warns former trade chief
The UK will be forced to accept US demands for the UK to change its food safety standards if it enters into a post-Brexit trade deal with the Trump administration
UK secures post-Brexit trade deal with group of Caribbean countries
Push to tie up rollover deals now covers about one third of UK’s £117bn annual trade.
ICSID arbitration Churchill v Republic of Indonesia: Annulment proceedings dismissed
The annulment committee has dismissed Churchill’s application for annulment of the award for the dispute arising out of the revocation of the mining licenses that made up the East Kutai Coal Project in East Kalimantan.
Sacu, Mozambique fail to reach agreement to cushion Brexit impact
Issue with “cumulation,” which relates to certificates of origin required by exporters to both regions and differences in relation to timeframes for the continued recognition of sanitary and phytosanitary import requirements are not resolved.
UK reaches post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway
Britain reached an a deal with Iceland and Norway to allow trade to continue unchanged if it leaves the European Union without a deal
SACU, Mozambique make progress on impending Brexit
Substantial progress has made to conclude a Roll-Over Economic Partnership Agreement between SACU, Mozambique and the UK.
Post-Brexit: What’s holding up a trade arrangement between SA and the UK?
The SA government has been working in the background to ensure that trade arrangements with the UK and EU are uninterrupted while the UK exits from the EU.
Lydian International submits notices to the Government of Armenia under bilateral investment protection treaties
The company said illegal blockades have prevented access to the Amulsar gold project since late June 2018.
UK nationalisation: The law and the cost
UK investors could seek to move their investments to jurisdiction such as Singapore and Hong Kong where they can take advantage of investment treaty protection, if a potential new Labour govenment were to nationalise public services.
Cairn Energy’s retro tax arbitration award delayed
Cairn Energy said it expects the long-running arbitration process against the Indian authorities over retrospective taxation to be concluded before late 2019.
US ambassador defends farming record on chicken and beef
The UK should accept American meat as part of a post-Brexit trade deal, says US ambassador to the UK .
Concern over food safety as US seeks greater access to UK markets
US sets out aims for post-Brexit trade deal amid fears about chicken and beef standards.
US-UK FTA: Summary of specific negotiating objectives (US, Feb 2019)
As released by the Office of the US Trade Representative