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Deripaska takes on Montenegro in treaty claim

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska has personally filed an UNCITRAL claim against Montenegro in the latest twist in a long-running dispute between the state and an aluminium company owned by the tycoon that has already led to an unsuccessful ICSID claim.

German court rules on nuclear phase-out as Vattenfall award draws near

As the international arbitration community awaits the outcome of Vattenfall’s Energy Charter Treaty claim against Germany, the country’s federal constitutional court has ruled that a law hastening the phase-out of nuclear power violated the Swedish company’s rights along with those of two other major energy suppliers.

Disappointed airport investor claims against Latvia

A Norwegian investment company has filed an ICSID claim against Latvia, accusing it of 10 years of inaction in relation to plans to develop Riga airport.

New regional centre launches in Nairobi

A new centre in Nairobi has opened its doors to provide institutional arbitration for parties in Kenya and the region.

  • Lippo fails to undo enforcement in Hong Kong

    In a closely watched case that has divided Asia’s two leading arbitration jurisdictions, Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal has upheld the enforcement of a US$130 million SIAC award against Indonesia’s Lippo Group – even though the bulk of the award has been declared unenforceable by the courts in Singapore.

  • Double departure from ICC secretariat

    Andrea Carlevaris and José Ricardo Feris are stepping down as secretary general and deputy secretary general of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, respectively, to return to private practice.

  • Czech Republic faces treaty claim over seized Boeing airplanes

    A German aircraft leasing company owned by travel industry tycoon Vaclav Fischer has filed a US$125.2 million treaty claim against the Czech Republic over two Boeing 737 planes that were seized and sold following Fischer’s bankruptcy in 2005.

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Landau denied second appearance in Singapore

Four years after he was admitted for the landmark Astro v Lippo case, English barrister Toby Landau QC has been denied permission to appear in the Singapore courts on behalf of a Chinese client in a challenge to a US$149 million ICC award.

Second leading arbitrator highlights due process threat

Following in the footsteps of Lucy Reed in her Freshfields lecture, Bernardo Cremades used the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Alexander Lecture last night to highlight the abuse of due process in international arbitration – saying that it has become “a real threat” to tribunals.

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The European Arbitration Review 2017

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Richard Power and Paul Baker

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International Sports Arbitration

Antonio Rigozzi, Sébastien Besson and William McAuliffe

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Commercial Arbitration 2016

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Yuko Nihonmatsu Takafumi Ochiai and Shingo Noguchi

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