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A bella notte in Milan

A bella notte in Milan

30 March 2017

Last night Milan played host to the GAR Awards, which celebrated strides towards innovation and diversity in international arbitration and paid tribute to lifetime achievement award winner Laurence Craig and other leading practitioners.

GAR’s ART goes live!

GAR’s ART goes live!

30 March 2017

A new way to research arbitrators

GAR awards 2017 – in pictures

GAR awards 2017 – in pictures

30 March 2017

The GAR Awards 2017 were held in Milan's Palazzo Parigi Hotel last night. 

The GAR 30 revealed

The GAR 30 revealed

30 March 2017

Global Arbitration Review has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices, with one firm emerging in first place after breaking last year’s tie for the number one spot.

Brexit begins

Brexit begins

29 March 2017

UK-based arbitral institutions have insisted business is still strong as Britain delivered its formal notice of withdrawal from the European Union, triggering a two-year countdown to departure.

Kaufmann-Kohler to lead ICCA

Kaufmann-Kohler to lead ICCA

29 March 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler will be the first woman president of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, GAR can reveal.

Van den Berg resigns from Ukraine tribunal

Van den Berg resigns from Ukraine tribunal

28 March 2017

Albert Jan van den Berg has resigned, apparently of his own motion, as chair of a tribunal hearing a property developer’s expropriation claim against Ukraine, citing “deontological reasons”.

Angola faces claim from US oil company

Angola faces claim from US oil company

28 March 2017

US oil company Cobalt International has threatened Angola’s state-run Sonangol with an ICC claim after it walked away from a US$1.8 billion deal to buy its operating stake in two oil-rich deepwater blocks off the coast of the African state.

Beechey hires Milan-based lawyer

Beechey hires Milan-based lawyer

28 March 2017

BeecheyArbitration – the Hong Kong-based practice set up by John Beechey a year ago – has formed an association with a Milan practitioner who is co-chair of the Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR, ArbIt.

Show must go on, rules Singapore court in ICC dispute

Show must go on, rules Singapore court in ICC dispute

28 March 2017

A Singaporean court has ruled that consolidated ICC proceedings between Canadian and South Korean food retailers must continue while the company challenges the tribunal’s jurisdiction in court – finding there were no special circumstances to justify a stay of the arbitration.

TransCanada drops US$15 billion NAFTA case

TransCanada drops US$15 billion NAFTA case

27 March 2017

Canadian pipeline company TransCanada has dropped its multibillion dollar NAFTA claim against the United States, after US president Donald Trump reversed an Obama-era decision to block approval of its planned "Keystone XL" pipeline.

Crystallex award confirmed in US

Crystallex award confirmed in US

27 March 2017

A court in Washington, DC, has confirmed Canadian gold mining company Crystallex’s US$1.39 billion ICSID award against Venezuela, one of the largest awards ever faced by the state.