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Baker Botts boosts arbitration in London

Premium article - 01 September 2006

Michael Lennon partner at Baker Botts LLP is moving from Houston to the firm's London office.

Cambodian arbitration act enters force

Premium article - 29 August 2006

Cambodia has introduced an arbitration law based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on arbitration.

Aguilar-Alvarez heads for the Big Apple

Premium article - 29 August 2006

Mexican arbitration specialist Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez has joined the New York office of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP as a partner in the litigation department.

McDermott boosts DC team

Premium article - 29 August 2006

McDermott Will & Emery LLP has added dispute specialist, Michael Socarras to its trial department in Washington, DC.

Mexico cleared of NAFTA breach

Premium article - 29 August 2006

The government of Mexico has defeated a US$50 million claim filed by a US financial services firm under NAFTA Chapter 11.

Inceysa unsuccessful against El Salvador

Premium article - 29 August 2006

A tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes has declined jurisdiction over a case against El Salvador. The decision has been called a landmark.

Russia's woes deepen

Premium article - 29 August 2006

A Spanish fund has launched an arbitration claim against the Russian government over its forced sale of the Yukos oil firm. It is the latest in a growing number of such disputes.

Azpetrol launches ECT claim

Premium article - 29 August 2006

The former parent company of Azerbaijan's largest oil producer - Azpetrol - has launched arbitration proceedings against the government of Azerbaijan under the Energy Charter Treaty.

NAFTA panel dismisses anti-dumping claim

Premium article - 29 August 2006

A NAFTA arbitration panel has declined to review an anti-dumping decision of the Mexican government.

Lalonde goes solo

Premium article - 11 August 2006

Top arbitration specialist Marc Lalonde has left Canadian firm Stikeman Elliott to start a solo career.