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Freshfields promotes Petrochilos

Premium article - 04 April 2007

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Georgios Petrochilos to partner in Paris. His partnership becomes effective on 1 May along with 21 others.

ICC delivers report on time and cost control

Premium article - 04 April 2007

The long awaited ICC report on 'Techniques for controlling time and costs in arbitration' has been launched in London.

Canada introduces ICSID convention bill

Premium article - 04 April 2007

Canada has moved swiftly towards implementing the ICSID convention it signed in December 2006, introducing a House of Commons bill.

Tribunal agrees to hear 'Saipem'

Premium article - 04 April 2007

Bangladesh will have to answer to an ICSID tribunal over its court's interference in a commercial arbitration.

University of Sydney wins Jessup Cup

Premium article - 04 April 2007

The Shearman & Sterling Philip C Jessup international mooting competition has been won by the University of Sydney.

Wald elected president of São Paulo arbitration committee

Premium article - 04 April 2007

Arnoldo Wald Filho has been appointed president of the Mediation and Arbitration Committee of the São Paulo Bar Association.

Registration for ITA workshop now open

Premium article - 04 April 2007

Registration is now open for the largest regular US arbitral event.

Corporate Counsel: Michael McIlwrath, GE Oil & Gas

Premium article - 01 April 2007

Name: Michael McIlwrathAge: 44Company: GE Oil & GasTitle: Senior counsel, litigation

Russia: Court denies recognition of international arbitral award

Premium article - 01 April 2007

In May 2006, the Federal State Arbitrage Court of the north-western area of the Russian Federation denied recognition of an international arbitral award issued in 2004. Patricia Nacimiento and Oxana Peters, from Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz, report

NORTH AMERICA: US-style discovery extended to international panels

Premium article - 01 April 2007

A US court has given one side of an international commercial arbitration access US discovery. Hagit Elul, of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, explains how dicta from the Supreme Court support the bold ruling