Venezuela Again Urges DC Circ. To Nix OK Of $1.2B Award

Law360, New York (October 30, 2017, 4:24 PM EDT) -- Venezuela pushed again Friday with its request that the D.C. Circuit reverse a district court decision confirming a $1.2 billion arbitral award issued to a Canadian gold mining company over a canceled contract, saying the corporation has given the judges no reason to uphold the incorrectly calculated award.

The South American nation threw further support behind its appeal seeking to overturn a D.C. federal court's decision upholding an April 2016 award issued to Crystallex International Corp. over a terminated mine operating contract, maintaining that an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes tribunal awarded damages in a way that shirked the...

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