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Vodafone increases stake in Polkomtel

Premium article - 26 November 2008

The dispute between Vodafone and other shareholders in Polkomtel has reached an end, with Vodafone announcing the terms on which it will buy additional shares.

First impressions - ICC Asia office

Premium article - 26 November 2008

More than 500 people attended a conference to launch the Asia Office of the ICC Court Secretariat in Hong Kong.

Argentina must provide assurance, committee says

Premium article - 24 November 2008

Another ICSID committee has shown misgivings over Argentina's willingness to pay arbitral awards against it, demanding that the state provide a written guarantee that it will pay the award in the Vivendi case.

Tribunal constituted in Ecuador dispute

Premium article - 24 November 2008

Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler will chair the tribunal hearing a dispute between ConocoPhillips subsidiary Burlington Resources and Ecuador.

Panel showcases arbitration without ill feeling

Premium article - 24 November 2008

On the final day of the IEL-SEERIL International Oil and Gas Law Conference arbitration specialists endeavoured to show how investors can arbitrate with governments without severing relations.

Recently Published - Journal of International Arbitration, Revue de L'Arbitrage, and insight into West Tankers

Premium article - 24 November 2008

New editions of the Journal of International Arbitration and Revue de l'Arbitrage have reached librarians.

Ecuador's Attorney General hosts conference

Premium article - 24 November 2008

Ecuador's Attorney General, Diego García Carrión, is hosting a conference to educate his in-house team on international law and investment arbitration in the light of Ecuador's experiences at ICSID.

Latham & Watkins promotes Fietta

Premium article - 21 November 2008

Stephen Fietta has become a partner in Latham & Watkins' international dispute resolution team.

US court affirms section 1782 trend

Premium article - 21 November 2008

Another US court has said that parties engaged in foreign arbitration can rely on section 1782 of the United States Code to secure evidence.

Tribunal clears way for Guatemala claim

Premium article - 21 November 2008

An ICSID claim against Guatemala will proceed, after a tribunal issued the first jurisdictional decision under DR-CAFTA.