Wednesday, 22 May 2013
An ICC Young Arbitrators Forum in Milan, hosted by Franco Italian firm Castaldi Mourre & Partners, assessed the first year of application of the 2012 ICC rules, with input from ICC representatives, young practitioners and in-house counsel. Janice Feigher, counsel at Castaldi Mourre in Paris, reports.
Friday, 17 May 2013
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Monday, 13 May 2013
With over a third of all registered ICSID cases relating to the energy sector, participants at this year’s Juris Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference examined the important intersection of energy disputes with international investment law and arbitration. Ian Laird, partner at Crowell & Moring, and Borzu Sabahi, associate at Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle, report.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Wednesday, 3 April 2013
Delegates at a symposium to coincide with the Willem C Vis Moot voted on which of 10 Hollywood actors and actresses were most persuasive as an advocate based on appearance alone, as well as discussing cross-cultural issues affecting the conduct of international arbitration. Filip Boras, an associate at Baker & McKenzie in Vienna, reports on the unusual event.
Monday, 1 April 2013 • Featured In: Volume 8 - Issue 2 (Vol. 8 Iss. 2)
Washington, DC-based arbitrator and Georgetown University professor Mark Kantor has predicted that three “game changers” will tranform investment arbitration in the future: the resort to multiple forums, increased use of section 1782 of the United States Code and more complex treaties between states. Kyriaki Karadelis reports
Sunday, 24 March 2013 • Featured In: Volume 8 - Issue 2 (Vol. 8 Iss. 2)
Representatives of Spanish oil company Repsol have called for EU member states to adopt tougher measures to force states such as Argentina to comply with arbitral awards. Sebastian Perry reports
Friday, 22 March 2013 • Featured In: Volume 8 - Issue 2 (Vol. 8 Iss. 2)
Hannah Ambrose, an arbitration practice manager and professional support lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills in London, reports on a client seminar to mark the firm's planned launch of a new office in the Guinean capital of Conakry – which featured a keynote speech by the country’s former prime minister.
Monday, 18 March 2013 • Featured In: Volume 8 - Issue 2 (Vol. 8 Iss. 2)
Organised by a student-led group, Columbia Law School’s Arbitration Day considered alternative remedies to damages, the enforcement of awards set aside in the country of origin and waivers of the right to set aside an award, as well as best practice in enforcement proceedings. Michele Curatola, an LLM student at the school and a member of the conference planning committee, reports.