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ICC appoints internal candidates for top two secretariat roles

The top two roles at the ICC International Court of Arbitration's secretariat are to be filled by internal candidates from May, with Alexander Fessas as secretary general and Ana Serra e Moura as his deputy.

Indonesia threatened with copper mining claim

US mining company Freeport-McMoRan has threatened to bring a claim against Indonesia over new export regulations affecting one of the largest copper mines in the world if the parties fail to resolve the dispute in the next 120 days.

Trinidad natural gas dispute taken to US court

A Spanish energy company has applied to a US court to set aside an UNCITRAL award rejecting its claim against a Caribbean liquid natural gas producer – accusing the tribunal of making it “procedurally impossible” for the company to prevail.

Mexican firm opens disputes practice with partner hire

Mexico’s Galicia Abogados has opened an arbitration and dispute resolution practice, hiring disputes partner Rodrigo Zamora to lead the department.

  • Sealed diamond award confirmed in New York

    A court has enforced an award in favour of a diamond retailer in New York, in the face of arguments that it was tainted by the tribunal chair’s conviction for a tax avoidance scheme and his business relationship with another member of the panel.

  • 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”.

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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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Regional analysis from arbitrators around the globe, focussing on key developments in specific industry areas and jurisdictions.

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The European Arbitration Review 2017

Highlights

Energy Arbitrations

Richard Power and Paul Baker

Clyde & Co LLP

International Sports Arbitration

Antonio Rigozzi, Sébastien Besson and William McAuliffe

Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Know-how

A tool for arbitrators and counsel to better manage their daily workflow. Know how provides unique insight and analysis on different areas of arbitration, via q&a across multiple jurisdictions.

Commercial Arbitration

Highlights

India

Madhur Baya and Shalvi Mehta

LexArbitri

Japan

Yuko Nihonmatsu Takafumi Ochiai and Shingo Noguchi

Atsumi & Sakai

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The Guide to Damages in International Arbitration

Highlights

Introduction

John A Trenor

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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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

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7th Annual GAR Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, Palazzo Parigi, Milan

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Latin Lawyer - GAR Live Arbitration Summit

Thursday, 27 April 2017, Southeast Financial Center, Miami

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