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Romanian firm launches arbitration practice

Premium article - 02 February 2009

Bucharest law firm Bpv Grigorescu has opened an arbitration department, citing growing client demand.

Salve joins Alvarez & Marsal

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Economist Michael Salve has joined the dispute analysis and forensic services practice of Alvarez & Marsal.

Ossa promoted in Chile

Premium article - 01 February 2009

Committee to continue Wälde's work

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Charlotte Wälde, widow of Thomas, has created a committee of seven to take over her late husband's editing and moderating work.

IBA chooses new committee officers

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Argentine lawyer Guido Santiago Tawil of M & M Bomchil has taken over from Sally Harpole as co-chair of the International Bar Association's Arbitration Committee.

ICDR opens in Bahrain

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The International Centre for Dispute Resolution has signed an understanding with Bahrain's Ministry of Justice to establish a regional arbitral centre.

New rules in Madrid

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Spanish lawyers have given a preliminary thumbs up to the newly revised rules of the Madrid Arbitration Court.

HKIAC elects new council members

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The HKIAC has elected Bing Woon Chan, Russell Coleman, Matthew Gearing, Kathryn Sanger, Huen Wong and Anna Wu to its council.

New international members at SCC

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Nabil Elaraby (of the CRCICA), Margrete Stevens (once the most senior figure at ICSID), Michael Moser (chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre) and Yu Jianlong (vice chairman and secretary general of CIETAC) have all joined the SCC's Arbitration Institute's board, as foreign members.

Two's a crowd in Dubai?

Premium article - 01 February 2009

As Dubai bids farewell to the IBA a public row rumbles on between the two local arbitral institutions, with the DIAC accusing its younger neighbour, the DIFC-LCIA, of false advertising, and damaging the Emirate's long-term prospects as an international arbitration host.