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An interview with Yu Jianlong

An interview with Yu Jianlong

Premium article - 05 September 2011

Yu Jianlong, the secretary general and vice chair of the China International Economic and Trade Commission, tells Alison Ross about recent developments in CIETAC arbitration and what to expect from the forthcoming rules revision.

The American president: an interview with Rusty Park

Premium article - 11 March 2011

After taking over from Jan Paulsson as president of the LCIA Court last year, William W Park talks to Sebastian Perry about following in his footsteps.

In-house counsel interview: W Davis Smith

In-house counsel interview: W Davis Smith

Premium article - 02 March 2011

W Davis Smith, general counsel at San Diego Gas & Electric - part of the Sempra Energy group - gives his views on annulment committees and the future of ICSID.

Interview with Thales de Miranda of Petrobras

Interview with Thales de Miranda of Petrobras

Premium article - 22 June 2010

The coordinator for Argentinian legal affairs at Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro talks about the company’s approach to international arbitration, ICCA 2010 and his experience of refereeing a football "friendly" between arbitration specialists from Brazil and the rest of the world.

Judge Schwebel at 81

Judge Schwebel at 81

Premium article - 27 April 2010

An interview with arbitrator and former International Court of Justice judge, Stephen M Schwebel.

Corporate counsel interview: Volker Mahnken

Premium article - 27 April 2010

Volker Mahnken, 53 is senior litigation counsel at Siemens AG, based in the Bavarian city of Erlangen in Germany. He tells Uzma Balkiss Sulaiman about Siemens’ policies with regard to arbitration and the qualities he likes and dislikes in external counsel and arbitrators.

An Interview with Yves Fortier

An Interview with Yves Fortier

Premium article - 19 February 2010

 

Corporate counsel interview: Ronen Hazarika

Premium article - 17 December 2009

The chief executive officer of Energenics in Singapore, a supplier of alternative energy technologies, talks about where he likes to seat arbitration, his preferred firms and the amazing billing practices that have turned him into an active case manager

The ICC under scrutiny -  An interview with Jason Fry

The ICC under scrutiny - An interview with Jason Fry

Premium article - 28 October 2009

The past year has seen a host of changes at the ICC – from extra case-management teams and a branch in Hong Kong to the rules revision process and the controversial statement of availability forms. In a wide-ranging interview, Jason Fry describes the changes he has implemented and reveals others that are on the agenda.

Corporate counsel interview: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay

Premium article - 28 August 2009

The group general counsel and senior vice president for the Hinduja Group recently worked personally on an international arbitration for three months. He shares his insights on managing international arbitrations and describes some of his notable cases.