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Peru unable to bifurcate jurisdictional objections in mine pollution claim (The Renco Group v Peru)

Published on: 21 August 2020
Published by: Law360
  • Peru unable to bifurcate jurisdictional objections in mine pollution claim (The Renco Group v Peru)
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Law360: A United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) arbitral tribunal has rejected Peru’s application to bifurcate jurisdiction from the merits in Renco Group Inc’s arbitration over environmental contamination at a Peruvian mining complex, holding that the state’s jurisdictional objections were too entwined with the merits. The proceedings are administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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