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12 officials defend Spain in the 28 lawsuits international for the trim to the renewable
The Government has created a committee of public employees to conduct defence of Spain against avalanche international lawsuits brought by large investment firms.
New developments in the dispute between Pey Casado and Chile
In the last few months, the long-lasting dispute between Mr Pey Casado and the Foundation Presidente Allende and the Republic of Chile has seen numerous developments.
Spain uses the ICSID award by trimming renewable
The Government of Spain has submitted to international arbitration tribunal ICSID appeal against the ruling which condemned him to pay 128 million euros plus interest to the British firm Eiser Infrastructure.
Burford claims almost half of $324M Argentina arbitration win
Litigation funder Burford Capital stands to take home roughly $140 million from a $324 million recovery against the government of Argentina.
Mixed results in recent arbitral awards concerning Spain’s renewable energy policy
One should be cautious with jumping to conclusions for the still pending Spanish ECT cases.
World Bank orders Argentina to pay $320 mln over seized airline
The World Bank’s arbitration tribunal has ordered Argentina to pay $320 million plus interest and legal fees to Spanish travel group Marsans for expropriating its airline Aerolineas Argentinas SA in 2008.
Free trade deals ‘at all cost’ frustrate Spanish farmers
Spain’s agricultural sector is concerned about free trade negotiations between the European Union and third parties. The agreement with Canada (CETA) and ongoing talks with South American trade bloc Mercosur are raising doubts in the Iberian countryside.
Spain ratifies Canada-EU trade deal after opposition backs away
The Spanish parliament has ratified the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada.
EU-CETA agreement on verge of collapse: Spanish party in major U-turn shock
The European Union’s controversial trade deal with Canada is once again in doubt as a Spanish party votes against the agreement.
Hundreds protest EU-Canada free trade deal in Madrid
People from over 400 trade unions and social organizations took part in the protest to demand that the Spanish Government block the free trade deal.
Spain loses first arbitration claim over cuts to renewable energy subsidies
Spain has lost its first international arbitration process over cuts to renewable energy subsidies
GN takes Colombia to arbitration
Spanish utility Gas Natural (GN) said it has launched arbitration proceedings against Colombia.
Spain confirms: EU-Morocco trade deal not for Western Sahara goods
The Spanish government in a statement confirmed the EU court’s judgement that Western Sahara goods are not covered by the EU-Morocco trade deal.
Jurisdiction of investment tribunals over host states’ counterclaims: wind of change?
Two recently finalized cases against Latin America states provide several noteworthy points for further debates on the host states’ counterclaims towards investors.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer obtains ICSID victory for Republic of Costa Rica in Spanish investor’s emissions control dispute
The dispute arose out of a concession contract for the mandatory safety inspection and emissions control of motor vehicles.
Spain: Partnership agreement between EU and SADC rejected
The Joint Parliamentary Group has presented a non-legislative motion at the Parliament, urging the Government not to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Southern African Development Community.
Panama Canal expansion yields boatload of legal disputes
Arbitrations will determine responsibility for Panama Canal overruns of $1.6 billion.
Spanish agriculture firms file arbitration claim against Venezuela
Spanish agriculture company Grupo Agroinsumos Ibero-americanos and associated firms have filed an arbitration case against Venezuela via a World Bank tribunal, seeking compensation for the 2010 nationalization of its operations.
Les contentieux entre entreprises et Etats atteignent un niveau record
En 2015, 70 nouveaux cas d’arbitrage entre entreprises et Etats ont été initiés. L’Espagne est en première ligne des Etats attaqués.
Spain: COAG will request cancellation of EU-Morocco free trade agreement
The head for fruits and vegetables at COAG is requesting in the European Parliament for the immediate implementation of the ruling cancelling the agreement for free agricultural trade between the EU and Morocco because of the illegal inclusion of Western Sahara.