Judge Grants Guinea's Request To Dismiss Petition To Confirm $148M Award
Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 1:50 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia federal judge on May 18 found that a French telecommunications company's petition to confirm a $148,863,000 arbitral award issued against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea should be dismissed (Orange Middle East & Africa f/k/a France Cables & Radios v. Republic of Equatorial Guinea, No. 15-cv-849, D. D.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 65147).
(Opinion available. Document #05-160524-042Z.)
Orange Middle East & Africa f/k/a France Cables & Radios (MEA) filed a petition to confirm an arbitration award in the...