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Chinese nuclear company threatened with claim over Namibian mine

An Australian uranium production company looks set to bring a SIAC claim against the Hong Kong subsidiary of the China National Nuclear Corporation after the state-owned entity began taking steps to acquire its stake in a mine in Namibia.

Call for new rules for human rights disputes involving business

Three international law specialists have proposed drafting a special set of rules for the arbitration of disputes over alleged human rights abuses by businesses, arguing that it would solve an access to justice problem and have a preventative effect all the way down the supply chain.

Chevron stay upheld in LNG jetty dispute

A California district court has reaffirmed its decision to stay a US$1.5 billion litigation against Chevron over the construction of a jetty for a liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, pending the outcome of an arbitration.

GAR Arbitrator Research Tool gets London grilling

An online tool for researching potential arbitrators due to be launched by GAR next week has received a warm reception at a corporate counsel conference in London.

  • Ontario passes new law

    Ontario has passed a new international commercial arbitration act to bring the province’s arbitration regime in line with international standards and provide greater clarity on certain matters.

  • Italy to face new ECT claim

    A year after withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty, Italy is facing a new claim under the instrument from a British oil exploration company.

  • Trump says he threatened TransCanada over Keystone XL

    UPDATED. Donald Trump has claimed that he threatened to retract his approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project if TransCanada did not drop its US$15 billion NAFTA claim against the US – boasting that “being president gives you great power.”

Editor's picks

Paulsson revives debate about party-appointed arbitrators

In light of a recent dissent in an ICSID case against Costa Rica, Jan Paulsson has revived the question of whether the arbitral community should consider “moderating [its] love of unilaterally appointed arbitrators” – and proposed that the presiding arbitrator play a role in the appointment of tribunal members.

The march of the robots

As technology develops, Paul Cohen and Sophie Nappert consider the “brave new world” of the not-too-distant future where artificial intelligence meets international arbitration and technology potentially supplants the role of arbitrators, counsel and experts.

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Reviews

Regional analysis from arbitrators around the globe, focussing on key developments in specific industry areas and jurisdictions.

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The European Arbitration Review 2017

Highlights

Energy Arbitrations

Richard Power and Paul Baker

Clyde & Co LLP

International Sports Arbitration

Antonio Rigozzi, Sébastien Besson and William McAuliffe

Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Know-how

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.

Commercial Arbitration

Highlights

India

Madhur Baya and Shalvi Mehta

LexArbitri

Japan

Yuko Nihonmatsu Takafumi Ochiai and Shingo Noguchi

Atsumi & Sakai

Guides

Comprehensive how-to guides providing all the critical need-to-know information for the layman and experienced practitioner alike.

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The Guide to Damages in International Arbitration

Highlights

Introduction

John A Trenor

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Events

Events

7th Annual GAR Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, Palazzo Parigi, Milan

Events

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live Arbitration Summit

Thursday, 27 April 2017, Southeast Financial Center, Miami

Events

2nd Annual GAR Live Stockholm

Thursday, 27 April 2017, The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm

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