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The end of "the great compact”? Reisman declares investment law at a crossroads

With globalisation and the surge of nationalist sentiment in many economically important states, the future of international investment law could be at a critical crossroads, argued one of the most prominent voices in the field, Michael Reisman, in Miami this week.

High regulation and high stakes – Cremades

Bernardo Cremades has outlined the characteristics of arbitration in highly regulated sectors such as energy, telecoms, pharmaceuticals and banking and finance – noting the difficulty of “reconciling the private nature of arbitration with the public functions of the regulator”.

Canadian joins Lee & Ko in Seoul

After nearly 10 years at Shin & Kim, Canadian David Kim has joined the partnership at Lee & Ko in Seoul.

Second White & Case partner joins Jenner & Block

Following in the footsteps of former colleague Charlie Lightfoot, commercial disputes specialist Jason Yardley has left the partnership of White & Case to join the London office of Jenner & Block.

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Kaufmann-Kohler tribunal did not prejudge Guinea case, rules World Bank president

After GAR reported a failed attempt to unseat a tribunal hearing an ICSID claim against Guinea, it has emerged that the panel presided over by Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler was cleared by the World Bank president of violating due process and prejudging a case when it refused to make a supplementary order for the production of documents related to mining rights.

Tribunal rejects Croatia's allegation of corruption by former PM

An UNCITRAL tribunal has reportedly rejected Croatia’s claims against Hungarian oil and gas company MOL in a high cost case centring on allegations of corruption involving former prime minister Ivo Sanader – who was cleared by the tribunal after giving evidence.

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2nd Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, Abu Dhabi Global Market Building, ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi


7th Annual GAR Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, Palazzo Parigi, Milan


Latin Lawyer - GAR Live Arbitration Summit

Thursday, 27 April 2017, Southeast Financial Center, Miami

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