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Bermuda makes waves with IPOC decision

Premium article - 01 July 2007

If the English courts’ power to issue anti-suit injunctions to support arbitration is reduced, London could lose its edge in a key area of commercial law, report Nigel Rawding, partner, and Daniel Kalderimis, senior associate, of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Premium article - 01 July 2007

Choice of seat can be all important when res judicata is being asserted. Samuel Haubold, of Littleton Chambers, explains how a panel in New York and a panel in London could reach diametrically opposed conclusions

Bolivia exposes 'critical date' ambiguity

Premium article - 01 July 2007

The ICSID Convention is ambiguous on when obligations survive exit from the treaty. Alejandro Escobar, senior associate at Latham & Watkins, explains three plausible scenarios

Morales about to take on the Constitutional Tribunal?

Premium article - 01 July 2007

If Bolivia’s withdrawal from ICSID is to have lasting consequences, some further steps are probably required. Christian Leathley, counsel of Clifford Chance, explains

D.I.V.O.R.C.E

Premium article - 01 July 2007

Bolivia’s withdrawal from ICSID happened so fast few had time to react. Fortunately, for investors that won’t make a difference. David Samuels reports

Life after Vis

Premium article - 01 April 2007

Part of the Vis Moot is laying the foundation for a career. It is also about having a good time. Global Arbitration Review traces 10 past winners to ask which mattered more to them and what are they doing now. By Sarah Dookhun, with research by Felipe Poveda Pallacios

Anti-suit relief - an imperfect world

Premium article - 01 April 2007

Paul Mitchard, partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, considers the best place to seek an anti-suit injunction

Comparing ICSID and Ad hoc Treaty Arbitration: Will Changes in ICSID Senior Management Spur Changes?

Premium article - 01 April 2007

A new survey comparing ICSID rules with others shows room for improvement for the Washington centre. Barry Appleton, of Appleton & Associates International Lawyers, explains the research

Strategic choices under the ECT

Premium article - 01 April 2007

David Herlihy and Bruce Macaulay of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP explain how to maximise protection under the treaty by effective pre- and post-investment planning

Calculating damages under the ECT: the early awards

Premium article - 01 April 2007

Two tribunals have grappled with assessment of damages under the Energy Charter Treaty. Kaj Hobér of Mannheimer Swartling examines their findings