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German company claims against government

Premium article - 01 September 2007

A German technology company has filed for arbitration against its government in a dispute about a toll system for trucks.

Peru sets aside contract arbitration award

Premium article - 01 September 2007

A Peruvian court has nullified an award made in favour of a Canadian mining company in a contract arbitration.

Sonatrach launches arbitration against Spanish utilities

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Algeria’s state-owned energy company, Sonatrach, has begun proceedings against Spanish energy companies Repsol YPF and Gas Natural.

Arbitrators appointed in African oil claim

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Two arbitrators have now been appointed in US oil and gas company RSM Petroleum’s claim against the Central African Republic.

ICSID deserves a full-time leader

Premium article - 01 August 2007

Global Arbitration Review polled counsel and arbitrators on a variety of issues relating to the ICSID centre – including whether it needs a full-time leader. David Samuels and James Clasper introduce the results

'Schwebel case' takes a twist

Premium article - 01 August 2007

Poland will have another bite at the recusal of Stephen Schwebel, from the Eureko v Poland treaty arbitration panel, later this year.

US: Crystal-ball gazing, in New York

Premium article - 01 July 2007

Sebastian O’Meara (editor in chief, LATINLAWYER) attended Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP’s annual arbitration workshop. This year’s theme was ‘Looking into the crystal ball’.

SINGAPORE: Natural justice objections corralled

Premium article - 01 July 2007

Singapore’s appeal court says judges should be wary of interfering in arbitration on natural justice grounds. The court notes that parties are aware of the pros and cons of the process beforehand. Nish Shetty, partner of Wong Partnership, reports

POLAND: Privatisation U-turns continue

Premium article - 01 July 2007

A dispute over the Polish sugar industry shows why investment arbitration against Poland is on the rise, says Tomasz Wardynski of Wardynski & Partners and member of Global Arbitration Review’s editorial board

New Zealand: Private appeals available soon

Premium article - 01 July 2007

New Zealand’s institute has unveiled an arbitration-specific appeals body to start later this year. The new service will allow users to keep their cases private. Campbell Walker, partner at Gilbert Walker, explains