The role Romania’s silence played in the US District Court’s refusal to vacate its decision to enforce the Miculas arbitration award 

By Dean Ehrlich, 1 February 2023

In this latest instalment of “the seemingly never-ending saga” between the Miculas and Romania [Micula et al v Government of Romania, Civil Action No. 17-cv-02332 (APM)], Judge Mehta concluded “it cannot be unjust” to deny Romania’s motion given its inaction before the ICSID Tribunal, the Annulment Committee and before the US Courts, where it chose...