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SCC given Cairo stamp of approval

Premium article - 10 October 2008

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration is one of several Middle Eastern bodies saying Arab parties should choose the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce for international disputes.

Sorieul succeeds Sekolec

Premium article - 08 October 2008

The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has appointed Renaud Sorieul as the new secretary of UNCITRAL.

Malaysian cable operator files claim in Singapore

Premium article - 08 October 2008

Malaysia's only cable television operator, Astro All Asia Networks, has begun a US$259 million claim at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre against an Indonesian group for failing to conclude a joint venture agreement.

ASA launches advocacy prize

Premium article - 08 October 2008

The Swiss Arbitration Association is to award an annual prize to counsel for outstanding advocacy in international arbitration.

New Delhi event focuses on infrastructure

Premium article - 08 October 2008

As some arbitration specialists pack for the International Bar Association annual conference, others are off to tackle thorny subjects in India.

Pillsbury boosts DC capabilities

Premium article - 08 October 2008

Pillsbury has hired two specialists in international and complex construction disputes from Thelen LLP's Washington, DC, office.

Flats auctioned to pay Russian award

Premium article - 06 October 2008

Franz Sedelmayer, the German businessman who has waged a one-man crusade against Russia over an unpaid award, may soon collect US$6.6 million via auction.

Bolivia and ETI nominate arbitrators

Premium article - 06 October 2008

The parties in Bolivia's ICSID dispute with Euro Telecom International have made their nominations to the arbitration tribunal.

Schwebel and Paulsson to rule on internet domain

Premium article - 06 October 2008

Two leading international arbitrators, Stephen M Schwebel and Jan Paulsson, are to review a proposal for an internet domain dedicated to sexually-explicit material.

Vis Moot picks insolvency theme

Premium article - 06 October 2008

The organisers of the Vis Moots have made insolvency the twist in next year's competition.