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Diesel dispute goes to ICSID

Premium article - 28 November 2008

A German industrial group has requested ICSID arbitration against Ukraine over its failure to pay an ICC award.

IBA evidence rules published in Chinese

Premium article - 28 November 2008

The International Bar Association's arbitration committee has unveiled a Mandarin version of the IBA rules on evidence.

Moscow lawyers launch young arbitration forum

Premium article - 28 November 2008

A new Moscow Arbitration Forum for the under-40s has held its first meeting.

Energy company claims against West African states

Premium article - 28 November 2008

US oil and gas company ERHC Energy has requested LCIA arbitration against the governments of Nigeria and São Tomé and Príncipe for obstructing production in two offshore oil reserves.

Court imposes fine after Storm ignores award

Premium article - 26 November 2008

A US judge has held a Russian telecoms company and its parents in contempt of court over an arbitration award favouring Norway's Telenor.

CAS bans Pinter over doping offences

Premium article - 26 November 2008

A team from Freshfields has helped the International Olympic Committee to establish a potentially important principle at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Lord Bingham to preside over Ecuador tax dispute

Premium article - 26 November 2008

Retired Law Lord Thomas Bingham will chair the tribunal hearing a dispute between French oil company Perenco and Ecuador - his first appointment at ICSID.

Vodafone increases stake in Polkomtel

Premium article - 26 November 2008

The dispute between Vodafone and other shareholders in Polkomtel has reached an end, with Vodafone announcing the terms on which it will buy additional shares.

First impressions - ICC Asia office

Premium article - 26 November 2008

More than 500 people attended a conference to launch the Asia Office of the ICC Court Secretariat in Hong Kong.

Argentina must provide assurance, committee says

Premium article - 24 November 2008

Another ICSID committee has shown misgivings over Argentina's willingness to pay arbitral awards against it, demanding that the state provide a written guarantee that it will pay the award in the Vivendi case.