Tag: New York Convention

  • Case of the day: Thai-Lao Lignite v. Laos

    The case of the day is Thai-Lao Lignite (Thailand) Co. v. Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (2d Cir. 2017). I’ve written about the case before. Here was my description of the facts:

  • Case of the Day: Getma v. Guinea

    The case of the day is Getma v. Republic of Guinea (D.C. Cir. 2017). This was the appeal from the case of the day from June 17, 2016. Here was my description of the facts:

  • Case of the Day: CBF Indústria de Gusa v. AMCI Holdings

    The case of the day is CBF Indústria de Gusa S/A v. AMCI Holdings, Inc. (2d Cir. 2017). CBF and several other plaintiffs were Brazilian companies in the business of producing and supplying pig iron. They sold the iron to Primetrade AG, a Swiss company, which then supplied it to Primetrade USA. In 2004, one […]

  • Case of the Day: Enron Nigeria Power Holding v. Nigeria

    The case of the day is Enron Nigeria Power Holding, Ltd. v. Federal Republic of Nigeria (D.C. Cir. 2016). Nigeria was party to a contract for construction of electrical facilities with ENPH. The contract was made in 1999, but almost immediately thereafter Nigeria suspended implementation, after it received a letter from the World Bank criticizing […]

  • Case of the Day: Albaniabeg Ambient v. Enel

    The case of the day is Albaniabeg Ambient Sh.p.k. v. Enel S.p.A. (S.D.N.Y. 2016). BEG S.p.A., an Italian company, contracted with the government of Albania to build and operate a hydroelectric plant. BEG also had a contract with Enel S.p.A., another Italian firm, to study the feasibility of the project. Later, BEG had a similar […]