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March 2022

Brussels Court of First Instance Annuls Investment Arbitration Award Allegedly for the First Time

This article has been co-authored by Nicholas Lawn (Partner at Van Bael & Bellis), Quentin Declève (Senior Associate at Van Bael & Bellis) and Emmanuelle Rogiest (Associate at Van Bael & Bellis)

On 18 February 2022, the French-speaking Brussels Court of First Instance handed down a judgment in which it set aside a USD 10 million UNCITRAL award that held Poland liable for denial of justice in favor of Manchester Securities Corporation (MSC). This judgment allegedly marks the first time that a Belgian court has set aside an investment arbitration award.READ MORE