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Clyde Lea, the Houston-based former deputy general counsel for litigation and arbitration at ConocoPhillips whose experience has included running ICSID claims against Venezuela and Ecuador, is to become a full-time arbitrator.
After its recent hire of Mark Bravin as practice head, Mitchell Silberburg & Knupp has made a new partner in Washington, DC, known for her representation of Venezuela in high profile ICSID claims.
Tribunals don’t come together of their own choosing – rather like an arranged marriage, the arbitrators are brought together by others in expectation that they will co-operate and “produce something”, Michael Moser told GAR Live Hong Kong yesterday. How do you ensure the marriage works?
GAR Live Hong Kong took place yesterday at the HKIAC, bringing to an end Hong Kong Arbitration Week.
Ukraine has appealed to Russia’s Supreme Court to try and bar enforcement of an investment treaty award now worth US$144 million in favour of Russian oil company Tatneft – as the state also contests enforcement of the award in three other jurisdictions.
The English Court of Appeal has upheld a contempt of court finding after parties to an arbitration regarding a Nigerian offshore oilfield breached a court order by excluding a partner from talks over the drilling of two wells.
An ICC International Court of Arbitration tribunal has dismissed claims worth over €100 million in relation to a terminated project to build the first integrated solar module plant in Algeria.
An UNCITRAL tribunal has ordered Russia to suspend its request for the extradition of fugitive oligarch Sergei Pugachev from France while he pursues a US$12 billion investment treaty claim - but ruled that civil and criminal proceedings against him worldwide can continue.
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