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AbitibiBowater pursues NAFTA claim against Canada

Premium article - 29 April 2009

US pulp and paper company AbitibiBowater has made true on its promise to pursue NAFTA arbitration against Canada, filing a US$249 million claim.

Herbert Smith gains arbitration partner in Madrid

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Linklaters' former head of arbitration in Madrid is among four partners joining Herbert Smith to open its first office in Spain.

Spanish company looks to ICSID for payment

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Spanish construction company Elsamex has filed a claim at ICSID against Honduras, accusing the state of failing to pay for major road works.

Ulmer joins Budin & Partners

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Nicolas Ulmer, a leading name for international arbitration in Winston & Strawn, has joined Swiss firm Budin & Partners.

Curtis Mallet-Prevost hires from Clifford Chance and ICSID

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP has announced Christian Leathley and Claudia Frutos-Peterson, an ICSID counsel, are now part of its international arbitration team.

Annacker promoted to partner

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has promoted Claudia Annacker, who specialises in investment arbitration, to partner.

Levicom wins hollow victory against Linklaters

Premium article - 29 April 2009

Levicom, the company suing Linklaters for over-optimistic advice on its prospects in international arbitration, has won £5 (US$7.5) after a five-week negligence trial in London.

Dutch farmers' win will prompt new ICSID claim

Premium article - 24 April 2009

At least 50 farmers are expected to register a collective case against Zimbabwe, says the man who will fund the dispute, after a tribunal compensated 13 individuals for the expropriation of farms pursuant to the country's land acquisition act.

Webcast allows for evaluation of leading players

Premium article - 24 April 2009

In something of a first, the entirety of a major international arbitration is now online, offering a glimpse of some big-name arbitrators and advocates in action.

Romania challenges arbitrator

Premium article - 24 April 2009

Romania has challenged an arbitrator in the ICSID proceedings by US company ST&T Oil, arguing that his law firm is helping another investor prepare a claim against the state.