SICC hands down first judgment

Tuesday, 24 May

Singapore's Supreme Court building, home to the Singapore International Commercial Court

The Singapore International Commercial Court has handed down its first judgment in a dispute arising from Indonesian coal production – with the jury still out on whether the court will challenge the dominant position of international arbitration in Singapore.

Schwebel criticises EU act of "appeasement"

Tuesday, 24 May

Schwebel has observed developments in investment arbitration since the 1950s

Leading US arbitrator Stephen M Schwebel has criticised the European Commission's proposal to replace investor-state arbitration with a permanent investment court, calling it "appeasement" of critics which creates a risk of bias in favour of states.

DLA Piper hires new partner in Dubai and promotes two others

Tuesday, 24 May

Ramsey Jurdi, Paul Smith and May Ng

Middle Eastern construction disputes specialist Ramsey Jurdi has joined the partnership of DLA Piper’s Dubai office, while the firm has promoted Paul Smith in London and May Ng in Hong Kong.

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