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Enel loses claim against Venezuela

Premium article - 20 April 2007

An arbitral tribunal has ruled in favour of Bitor - a subsidiary of Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA - in a contract dispute with Italian power company Enel SpA.

BC-Alberta enforce novel trade agreement

Premium article - 20 April 2007

Two Canadian provinces have enforced a novel trade agreement that allows for a new kind of investor-province arbitration.

Paper sheds light on treaty arbitration

Premium article - 20 April 2007

A US academic has spent over a year compiling key facts about investment treaty arbitration. A draft of her paper is now available for review.

Tribunal chosen in Peru arbitration

Premium article - 20 April 2007

The arbitral tribunal has been chosen in a multi-million dollar contract claim against the Republic of Peru.

Curtis Mallet defends billion-dollar claim

Premium article - 20 April 2007

Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP has been chosen to represent the Republic of Venezuela in an billion dollar ICSID claim brought by Eni DaciĆ³n.

North American teams win Vis East

Premium article - 20 April 2007

Competitors from North America have swept the board in the fourth Willem C Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot, winning all four prizes.

Chile loses annulment request

Premium article - 13 April 2007

The Republic of Chile has lost its attempt to annul a US$6 million arbitral award made in favour of a Malaysian equity company and its Chilean subsidiary.

ICSID registers first Armenia claim

Premium article - 13 April 2007

A US mining company's request for arbitration against the Republic of Armenia has been registered at ICSID.

Paul Hastings loses Asian chief

Premium article - 13 April 2007

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP has lost the head of its dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong to a rival.

Paris sets precedent

Premium article - 13 April 2007

The Court of Appeals of Paris has confirmed the first provisional enforcement of an 'exequatur order' for a foreign arbitral award in France.