Iran – a promising future with a loaded past?

Thursday, 26 November


Sylvia Noury, partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, considers Iran’s extensive history of investment disputes and the potential for more cases arising under its modern investment treaty framework, drawing on a recent presentation she gave in London.

“An open mind, not a blank mind”: Hanotiau survives challenge by Kazakhstan

Thursday, 26 November

Kazakhstan has failed to remove Belgian arbitrator Bernard Hanotiau from an ICSID tribunal on the grounds of his involvement as chair in another case against the state and his alleged repeat appointments by the claimants’ counsel.

De Brauw promotes Yukos team member

Thursday, 26 November

Dutch law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has made a new partner, Albert Marsman, who is part of the team defending the US$50 billion Yukos awards in set-aside proceedings in The Hague.

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