- Australia—recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards (Lahoud v The Democratic Republic of Congo)
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- What is the significance of this case?
- How helpful is this judgment in clarifying the law in this area? Are there any remaining grey areas?
- What are the practical implications of the judgment?
- How does this case fit in with other developments in this area of the law? Do you have any predictions for future developments in this area?
- Will this case set a precedent for other cases of this kind to be brought?
Arbitration analysis: Why is the case of Lahoud v The Democratic Republic of Congo significant? Jo Delaney, partner at Baker McKenzie, Sydney, Australia, explores the practical implications of the judgment and the effect it will have on the recognition and enforcement of awards rendered under the International Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID Convention).
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