Latham hires Shearman partner in Paris

Wednesday, 23 April

Fernando Mantilla-Serrano

Latham & Watkins is hiring partner Fernando Mantilla-Serrano from Shearman & Sterling in Paris, as global co-head of its international arbitration practice.

Is arbitration suitable for resolving gas price disputes?

Wednesday, 23 April

Is asking an arbitrator to redraft a gas contract akin to "giving a four-year-old a shotgun"?

Delegates at an event in London voted that arbitration is an appropriate method for resolving gas price disputes, despite one speaker’s claim that asking a lawyer to redraft a long term economic contract is “like giving a four-year-old a shotgun”. Kyriaki Karadelis reports

Former US ambassador joins Arnold & Porter

Wednesday, 23 April

GAR 100 firm Arnold & Porter has hired the outgoing US ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, David Huebner, as a partner in its Los Angeles office.

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Kahale calls for overhaul of BIT system

Friday, 11 April

George Kahale III of Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle has used a keynote speech to criticise investment treaty arbitration as a “seriously flawed” system in need of a complete overhaul.

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