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Peru wins ICSID contract claim

Premium article - 22 December 2008

Peru has won a multi-million dollar contract claim brought by a US energy company at ICSID.

Survey shows opposition to ECJ role

Premium article - 22 December 2008

Nearly 70 per cent of respondents polled oppose the European Court of Justice acting as the sole decider in investment disputes, according to a survey that has just been released.

Ad hoc committee to consider Turkish telecoms award

Premium article - 22 December 2008

The former president of the International Court of Justice, Stephen Schwebel, will chair an ad hoc committee considering whether to annul an award won by two Turkish telecoms companies against Kazakhstan.

Recently published - book on investment arbitration and Iceland-India agreement

Premium article - 22 December 2008

Noted NAFTA arbitration specialist, Todd Grierson-Weiler, has published a book on investment treaty arbitration, with contributions from leading practitioners in the field.

New edition of GAR released

Premium article - 22 December 2008

The latest edition of Global Arbitration Review which includes a round table discussion over unpaid ICSID awards by Argentina, has just been released.

WilmerHale strengthens arbitration group

Premium article - 19 December 2008

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP has promoted three members of its international arbitration group - one in New York and two in London.

El Salvador faces DR-CAFTA claim

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A US gold mining company is a step closer to launching DR-CAFTA arbitration against El Salvador after serving a notice of intent on the government.

Georgia hit with investment law claim

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The widow of one of Georgia's richest men has filed a US$250 million claim against the government.

Belize chooses counsel

Premium article - 19 December 2008

Belize has chosen its legal team for the important forthcoming dispute with Guatemala, among them a pair from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

PLI event focuses on India and pharmaceuticals

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The Practising Law Institute is holding its annual international arbitration event on 24 March in New York, which will focus on India and arbitration in the pharmaceuticals industry.