Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Monday, 23 February 2015
Luis Perez, co-chair of the Latin America and Caribbean practice at Akerman, and Francisco Rodriguez, partner in Miami, consider recent US case law on the enforceability of emergency arbitration awards.
Friday, 20 February 2015
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Mark Kantor, an independent arbitrator in Washington, DC, considers how respondents in international arbitrations can avail themselves of third-party funding in the form of insurance products.
Friday, 13 February 2015
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Matthew Weiniger QC and Aaron McDonald, partner and associate at Herbert Smith Freehills in London, consider the ICSID decision in Alemanni v Argentina to dismiss the majority of the respondent's preliminary objections to claims brought by 74 bondholders.
Monday, 9 February 2015
A conference jointly organised by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and the Institute for Energy Law reviewed recent trends in international arbitration of energy disputes and the growing phenomenon of arbitrator challenges based on “issue conflicts”. Carlton Forbes of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Washington, DC, reports
Thursday, 5 February 2015
After expanding its dispute resolution offering to include an new international commercial court and mediation centre, Singapore is looking to tackle the beast of bribery and corruption. Wilson Ang and Darius Chan, partner and senior associate of Norton Rose Fulbright, report on its efforts – in part a response to the city state’s slide in a well known corruption perceptions index.
Wednesday, 4 February 2015
Kevin Haywood Crouch, director of forensic services at professional services firm BDO, explores the approach to damages in last year’s US$50 billion award in favour of former shareholders in Yukos Oil Company, including the tribunal’s criticisms of some of the claimants’ valuation methods.