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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”.
After nearly 10 years at Shin & Kim, Canadian David Kim has joined the partnership at Lee & Ko in Seoul.
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.
A Hong Kong judge has ordered the arrest of a “recalcitrant” defendant, after he refused to comply with a worldwide freezing order in award enforcement proceedings.
One of the second wave of arbitrations arising from the collapse of Yukos has reached a jurisdictional award – with a Geneva-seated tribunal holding that Russia is bound by the provisional application of the Energy Charter Treaty, contrary to the ruling of a Dutch court.
A merits hearing has recently concluded in a previously unreported US$500 million UNCITRAL claim against Jordan, brought by Turkish and US-owned investors in a water pipeline project, GAR has learned.
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.
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.
Regional analysis from arbitrators around the globe, focussing on key developments in specific industry areas and jurisdictions.
Richard Power and Paul Baker
Clyde & Co LLP
Antonio Rigozzi, Sébastien Besson and William McAuliffe
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Madhur Baya and Shalvi Mehta
Yuko Nihonmatsu Takafumi Ochiai and Shingo Noguchi
Atsumi & Sakai
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