Engineering Co. Says UK Ruling Irrelevant In $9B Nigeria Case

Law360 (October 13, 2020, 5:35 PM EDT) -- An engineering firm is urging a D.C. federal court not to dismiss its case seeking to enforce a $9 billion arbitral award against Nigeria, saying a recent English court judgment has no bearing on the case at hand.

The English High Court's decision was based on a strong presentation of allegations, not a finding of actual wrongdoing, an engineering firm has claimed. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) Process and Industrial Developments Ltd., which won the award following a dispute over an abandoned energy project, shrugged off the High Court of Justice's decision granting Nigeria's request for extra time to challenge the arbitral award...

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