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Erdenet Mining Corporation v Government of Republic of Kazakhstan

An ongoing case, currently with the Court of Appeal on a preliminary point, in which Zaiwalla & Co. act for Erdenet Mining Corporation of Mongolia. Erdenet Mining Corporation is jointly owned by the Mongolian and Russian Governments. It also owns one of the largest mine in the world. Erdenet claims a sum of US$ 68 million from the Government of Kazakhstan. The Claim arises out of failure by Kazakhstan state-owned companies to process and deliver copper cathode to Erdenet pursuant to two contracts and Government of Kazakhstan’s promise to repay the sums owed to Erdenet following the liquidation of Kazakhstan state-owned companies.

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