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  • WASHINGTON, July 12- The United States "simply cannot afford to neglect or avoid" the South China sea issue, the deputy national security advisor said on Tuesday, after an arbitration court's ruling that China has no historical title over the waters.

  • SINGAPORE, July 12- Global oil and shipping markets reacted nervously on Tuesday after an international arbitration court ruled against Beijing's claims across large swathes of the South China Sea, fuelling geopolitical tensions in the vital waterway. A tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, found China had breached the sovereign rights of the Philippines and...

  • July 8- Lawyers for Fox News chairman Roger Ailes on Friday asked a judge to halt anchor Gretchen Carlson's "shameless publicity campaign" against her former boss, and send her sexual harassment lawsuit against him to arbitration in accordance with her employment contract. The request came two days after Carlson sued Ailes in Superior Court in New Jersey,...

  • July 8- Lawyers for Fox News chairman Roger Ailes on Friday asked a judge to halt anchor Gretchen Carlson's "shameless publicity campaign" against her former boss, and send her sexual harassment lawsuit against him to arbitration in accordance with her employment contract. The request came two days after Carlson sued Ailes in the Superior Court in New Jersey,...

  • CARACAS, July 6- 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. The companies said they were filing under a bilateral investment treaty between Spain and Venezuela signed...

  • TORONTO, June 25- TransCanada Corp is formally requesting arbitration over U.S. President Barack Obama' s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, seeking $15 billion in damages, the company said in legal papers dated Friday. Obama rejected the Canadian company's cross-border crude oil pipeline last November, seven years after it was first proposed, saying it...

  • NEW YORK, June 20- A federal judge said Uber Technologies Inc can be added as a defendant in an antitrust lawsuit against its chief executive officer over its pricing practices, an outcome the ride-sharing service wanted in its bid to force the case into arbitration. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan called Uber a "necessary party" to Connecticut passenger...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 17- Malaysia's state fund 1 MDB said that it had been served on Friday with a request for arbitration by Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Company and Aabar Investments PJS, in relation to its ongoing dispute with IPIC. 1 Malaysia Development Berhad appointed Weil Gotshal& Manges to represent it in the dispute and will file a...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a canceled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 billion euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a cancelled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 billion euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a cancelled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 million euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a canceled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 million euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • DUBAI, June 14- Abu Dhabi's state-owned International Petroleum Investment Co asked a London court to arbitrate in a dispute with Malaysian state fund 1 MDB, in which it is claiming about $6.5 billion, IPIC said on Tuesday. The submission to the London Court of International Arbitration alleges that 1 MDB and Malaysia's finance ministry failed to perform their...

  • U.S. federal mediators directed the parties to resolve contract language issues next week ahead of a new final mediation session during the week of June 20, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said in an online notice. Flight attendants from United and Continental Airlines, which merged in 2010, still staff separate flights and operate under different...

  • Texaco filed several lawsuits in the 1990 s accusing Ecuador of violating the contract. Chevron initiated an arbitration proceeding at The Hague in 2006, claiming Ecuador's courts failed to resolve the lawsuits in a timely manner, violating a treaty between Ecuador and the United States. Ecuador said the arbitration tribunal has no jurisdiction in the case...

  • The high court's refusal to hear the case leaves in place an August 2015 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upholding a 2011 award in Chevron's favor from The Hague's Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands.

  • ASTANA, May 25- Kazakhstan's $1.6 billion dispute with oil majors developing the Karachaganak gas condensate field may escalate to arbitration if negotiations on the matter fall through, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev told Reuters on Wednesday. Russia's Lukoil said last month Kazakhstan had filed a $1.6 billion claim against the PSA consortium...

  • BUENOS AIRES, May 14- Argentina has agreed to pay $217 million to two energy companies in long-standing arbitration cases stemming from its 2001/ 02 economic crisis, part of the center-right government's efforts to lure back foreign investors. The country will pay damages to Britain's BG Group, now owned by Royal Dutch Shell, and U.S. firm El Paso Energy, now owned...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- New rules proposed on Thursday by a U.S. consumer watchdog would block credit card companies, banks and other firms from forcing customers to waive their rights to join class action lawsuits and settle disputes only through arbitration. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said financial firms should be barred from using fine print in...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- A U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday proposed new rules to block credit card companies, banks and other companies from forcing customers to waive their rights to join class action lawsuits and settle disputes only through arbitration. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed barring financial firms from including fine print in...