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Spanish Arbitration Club announces new officers

Premium article - 13 March 2009

A pair of senior lawyers are to chair the Spanish Arbitration Club, replacing José María Alonso.

Turkey's BOTAS wins against Iranian gas supplier

Premium article - 11 March 2009

Swiss law firm Lalive and Cosar Avukatlik Bürosu in Ankara have secured a US$760 million award for Turkish pipeline operator BOTAS, ending a four-year pricing arbitration with Iran's state-owned natural gas company.

Rowley resigns partnership with McMillan

Premium article - 11 March 2009

International arbitrator William Rowley QC has given up his equity partnership with Canadian firm McMillan, so reducing his exposure to conflict issues.

Australian team wins Frankfurt moot

Premium article - 11 March 2009

A team from La Trobe University in Melbourne won the second Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot last week.

Brazil's Supreme Court gives short shrift to constitutional appeal

Premium article - 11 March 2009

A decision recognising a French ICC arbitration award will remain intact, after the Brazilian Supreme Court declined to hear a construction company's attempted constitutional challenge.

Women's group to host London event

Premium article - 11 March 2009

ArbitralWomen has organised a series of events this month, starting with a mini-seminar next week in London.

El Salvador chamber issues first award, DR-CAFTA claim looms

Premium article - 09 March 2009

In a landmark for arbitration in El Salvador, a local chamber of commerce has completed the first administered proceeding since the country's arbitration law was passed seven years ago.

Securities arbitration leads to award against bank

Premium article - 09 March 2009

Credit Suisse is to pay US$400 million damages, a FINRA arbitration panel has ruled.

Israeli hotel award faces conflict challenge

Premium article - 09 March 2009

The losing side in an Israeli hotel arbitration says that the sole arbitrator failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest that arose during the lifetime of the case.

Recently published - French language text on ICSID

Premium article - 09 March 2009

Julien Fouret and Dany Khayat have completed a review in French of every ICSID decision from 2002 to 2007.