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Truncated Tribunals: Pitfalls for the Unwary?

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Rita Heinemann and Oliver Rust, Shearman & Sterling LLP in Frankfurt

Barristers in their sets - a gap in the IBA guidelines?

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Received wisdom considers the issue of barristers and arbitrators sharing sets of chambers as an ‘old’ one. So why are key guidelines still less than helpful on the point? Melanie Willems, partner, and Robert Blackett, associate, at Howrey LLP explore

Roundtable: Latin America v US - on discovery

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Will the increased use of discovery in arbitration repel its users? Global Arbitration Review attended a roundtable in New York, at which Latin American specialists put their view on the ‘americanisation’ of arbitration to specialists from the US. By Sebastian O’Meara

Treaty arbitration compensation - keep your eyes on the prize

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Chris Lemar, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, asks if the question of damages in expropriation cases needs earlier attention

The amended ICSID rules - in brief

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The ICSID rules were amended, after a slow burning consultation process, earlier this year. Abby Cohen Smutny, partner, and Erika Serran, associate, of White & Case LLP in Washington, DC, summarise the changes

The rise of transparency

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Matthew Weiniger, partner, and Matthew Page, associate of Herbert Smith LLP, report on how third parties have gained more opportunities at ICSID

Washington, DC - The capital's market

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Washington, DC is the home of treaty arbitration, thanks in part to the ICSID convention. James Clasper and Dan Walker Smith consider the benefits of footing an arbitration practice in DC and break down the local players by size and reputation

Q&A with Margrete Stevens

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Margrete Stevens is acting lead counsel at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC. James Clasper put some readers’ questions to her

Argentina liable for BIT breach

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US water services company Azurix has won a multi-million dollar arbitration award against Argentina. But the award is a fraction of what the company had claimed, meaning that both sides can claim victory.

Tanzanian water dispute runs aground

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A European-owned water company in contract arbitration with its former partner in Tanzania has missed its deadline for filing a statement of claim. The deadline passed after it failed to instruct legal counsel.