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ICC site goes Spanish

Premium article - 20 October 2006

The International Chamber of Commerce's International Court of Arbitration has launched a Spanish version of its website. It is the first international arbitration centre to offer this facility.

Tribunal accepts National Grid claim

Premium article - 06 October 2006

An arbitral tribunal has accepted jurisdiction over National Grid's investment treaty claim, even though the UK company has exited the country in question and sold its investment.

Rhodia's claims rejected

Premium article - 06 October 2006

An ad hoc arbitration tribunal in Paris has ruled against chemical company Rhodia in its dispute with Sanofi-Aventis.

Palacio anointed secretary general

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Ana Palacio the general counsel of the World Bank Group has been elected secretary general at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Chileans win round one at ICSID

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Two Chilean investors have persuaded an arbitral tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes to accept jurisdiction over claims against Argentina.

Philippines complies with ICC order

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The government of the Philippines has complied with an interim order from an ICC tribunal in Singapore.

Tribunal rejects Telenor's claim

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Norway's Telenor Mobile Communications has had its claim against Hungary dismissed by a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. The claim was rejected for lack of jurisdiction. Hungary was also awarded full costs.

Philippines recoils from investor arbitration

Premium article - 06 October 2006

An arbitration mechanism is notably absent from a trade and investment agreement just signed between Japan and the Philippines.

Brazil says mixed-capital firms can arbitrate

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Brazil's Superior Court of Justice has confirmed that state companies can be bound by arbitration clauses.

Indian court clarifies arbitration law

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The Supreme Court in India has upheld an arbitration clause in a contract between a steel company and a transport firm.