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Tribunal and problem for Frankfurt moot released

Premium article - 17 September 2008

The next Frankfurt investment arbitration moot will use an incident from the American Civil War as its inspiration.

Kirkland faces suit over patent arbitration

Premium article - 17 September 2008

US company MagneTek Incorporated is suing its former counsel Kirkland & Ellis LLP for more than US$18 million, after finding itself bound by an arbitration award that it claims could have been avoided.

Court refuses Tembec challenge

Premium article - 17 September 2008

A Canadian softwood lumber producer has failed to avoid a costs award arising from a NAFTA arbitration against the US, after a court said its challenge amounted to a "second bite of the apple."

Dundee course goes annual

Premium article - 17 September 2008

The University of Dundee's five-day course on oil and gas arbitration is to be an annual fixture, in the wake of the latest sold-out seminar.

SJ Berwin hosts evening seminar

Premium article - 17 September 2008

SJ Berwin will host its annual look at "hot topics" in international arbitration next week.

Investor loses Bulgaria ECT case

Premium article - 15 September 2008

Bulgaria has defeated Plama Consortium Limited's claims in the first Energy Charter Treaty case to reach an award on merits at ICSID.

Unique ICSID case extinguished

Premium article - 15 September 2008

An Indonesian province pursuing a claim at ICSID has called a halt to proceedings, before the topsy-turvy claim really got going.

Chadbourne & Parke expands arbitration capabilities in Middle East

Premium article - 15 September 2008

Mark Pring of Chadbourne & Parke has moved to Dubai to expand the firm's international dispute resolution practice in the Middle East.

Tribunal finally constituted in Mobil's Argentina case

Premium article - 15 September 2008

Four years after being registered at ICSID, Mobil's latest claim against Argentina can properly begin.

Chinese agree new oil terms in Ecuador

Premium article - 15 September 2008

The Ecuadorean government and China's state-owned oil company have reached an agreement over the 99 per cent windfall tax imposed on oil companies in the country, which has led to a wave of arbitrations against Ecuador.