Bloomberg Law
April 13, 2022, 3:06 PMUpdated: April 13, 2022, 8:36 PM

Aenergy Dispute Over Power Plant Contracts Belongs in Angola (1)

Maya Earls
Maya Earls
Legal Reporter

Aenergy SA and Combined Cycle Power Plant Soyo SA must bring their dispute with the Angolan government and General Electric Co. over canceled power plant contracts before that country’s courts, the Second Circuit affirmed Wednesday.

Aenergy says Angola breached its contract and took four of its turbines in violation of New York state and international law. GE also allegedly interfered with its contracts and its potential business relations in violation of New York law, the company argued.

The doctrine of forum non conveniens, under which a court acknowledges another forum is the more appropriate venue for a case, applies to ...

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