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Eric Gilioli, Geoffroy Lyonnet, and Peter Wolrich, partners at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle (l-r) Eric Gilioli, Geoffroy Lyonnet, and Peter Wolrich, partners at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle. (Courtesy photos)

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle has won a $1.9 billion settlement for the Republic of Kazakhstan in a profit-sharing dispute with major international oil companies.

The negotiated settlement, announced Dec. 14, ended a six-year dispute over the contract terms for exploiting the giant Karachaganak oil and gas field, and resulted in the largest payment ever to Kazakhstan in settlement of an arbitral dispute, according to a statement from Curtis.

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Anne Bagamery

Anne Bagamery is the Paris-based correspondent for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues in France and elsewhere in Europe. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter: @abagamery.

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