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New rules in Madrid

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Spanish lawyers have given a preliminary thumbs up to the newly revised rules of the Madrid Arbitration Court.

Is there common ground between legal, business and political circles about investment arbitration?

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The German round table on investment arbitration held its fourth edition late last year. Markus Perkams, of Clifford Chance, reports

Swiss Rules - five years on

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The Swiss Rules are now five years old. The ASA's Geneva group recently reviewed their track record, and asked what the future holds. By Sam Moss of Lalive

China-Latin American arbitrations: handling a novel combination

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Miami Beach was the setting for the first-ever event entirely about proceedings that bridge China and Latin America. By Adolfo Jimenez, partner of Holland & Knight LLP

"You say e-discovery, I say e-disclosure... "

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A recent ICDR Y&I event offered constructive advice, and plain speaking, on the issue of information exchange in the e-discovery era. By Kalani Hawks of Fulbright & Jaworski

Breaking down the EU-investment arbitration debate

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European lawyers and investment arbitration specialists broke ground on a key debate in December: the interrelation of their different fields. By Markus Burgstaller (Lovells, London)

Murdoch University wins inaugural "Skadden Arps FDI moot"21

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Organisers of the FDI moot took authenticity to new levels with the first edition. By Timothy Nelson of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York)

Triple Colloquium - 2008

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Speakers at the Triple Colloquium looked at how international arbitration must adapt to ensure another 25 successful years. By Ariel White of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

UK: Security for costs and counterclaims - some guidance

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A recent UK decision offers help on how to deal with counterclaims brought by an impecunious defendant. By Claudia Ludwig (associate) of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP

UK : Court of Appeal upholds partial enforcement

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The Court of Appeal of England and Wales says uncontested (or, in the court's opnion, uncontestable) parts of international awards have immediate enforceability under the New York Convention. Peter Flint (partner) and Monique Matosian-Bharucha (legal assistant) of Barlow Lyde & Gilbert explain