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Today marks the start of Donald Trump’s presidency – and possibly the beginning of the end of NAFTA and other international trade deals, US involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change and the era of globalisation during which international arbitration has thrived.
The English Commercial Court has refused to declare that a tribunal was validly constituted in a shipping dispute involving an alleged US$5 million bribe to a son of former Libyan president Muammar Gadaffi – raising questions over the continued existence of one of the parties.
Have you ever been frustrated that arbitration folk aren’t more literate – or rather numerate - in damages?
Launching a "long overdue" young members group for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Australia, appellate judge turned arbitrator Michael Kirby noted how young practitioners have turned their back on the institute's traditional concern with status and dignity in favour of trying to ensure international arbitration's long term survival.
Russia's constitutional court has held that the state need not comply with a ruling of the European Court of Human Rights that it pay €1.9 billion damages to former Yukos shareholders, which both sides of the Energy Charter Treaty arbitration over the oil company's collapse have invoked in their support.
Anne K Hoffmann, who is currently a member of an ICSID tribunal hearing a case against Kazakhstan, has switched Al Tamimi & Company for Clyde & Co to continue her arbitration practice in Dubai.
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
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.
Madhur Baya and Shalvi Mehta
Yuko Nihonmatsu Takafumi Ochiai and Shingo Noguchi
Atsumi & Sakai
Wednesday, 22 February 2017, Abu Dhabi Global Market Building, ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
Global Arbitration Review is pleased to announce its annual awards ceremony taking place at the Palazzo Parigi, Milan. Wednesday, 29 March 2017.
Thursday, 27 April 2017, Southeast Financial Center, Miami