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Levicom wins hollow victory against Linklaters

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Levicom, the company suing Linklaters for over-optimistic advice on its prospects in international arbitration, has won £5 (US$7.5) after a five-week negligence trial in London.

Dutch farmers' win will prompt new ICSID claim

Premium article - 24 April 2009

At least 50 farmers are expected to register a collective case against Zimbabwe, says the man who will fund the dispute, after a tribunal compensated 13 individuals for the expropriation of farms pursuant to the country's land acquisition act.

Webcast allows for evaluation of leading players

Premium article - 24 April 2009

In something of a first, the entirety of a major international arbitration is now online, offering a glimpse of some big-name arbitrators and advocates in action.

Romania challenges arbitrator

Premium article - 24 April 2009

Romania has challenged an arbitrator in the ICSID proceedings by US company ST&T Oil, arguing that his law firm is helping another investor prepare a claim against the state.

SCC to add new rule on interim measures

Premium article - 24 April 2009

The SCC is expected to add a new interim measure procedure, following a positive reaction to the proposal at a hearing held yesterday at the centre's office.

A Q&A with Mohtashami and Turner

Premium article - 24 April 2009

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP lawyers Reza Mohtashami and Peter Turner answer a few questions posed by Global Arbitration Review on the inspiration behind their new book, A Guide to LCIA Arbitration Rules.

LCIA India launch draws top figures

Premium article - 22 April 2009

Special report. Indian users of arbitration and top figures from law and politics convened in New Delhi last week to celebrate the launch of the LCIA's first fully independent office outside London – LCIA India.

Corporate counsel flock to LCIA India launch

Premium article - 22 April 2009

Special report. In-house counsel travelled from all corners of the sub-continent to be at LCIA India's official launch.

LCIA India - the details

Premium article - 22 April 2009

Special report. The LCIA Board has agreed to fund LCIA India for four years, with no expectation of return, giving it a great platform for success, Adrian Winstanley told guests at the LCIA India launch.

Swiss court partially annuls ICC award

Premium article - 22 April 2009

A new ruling of the Swiss Supreme Court offers an avenue to those frustrated with ICC practice regarding joinder of non-signatories.