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Konrad & Partners has announced the hire of former VIAC secretary general Manfred Heider, who has been described as the institution's "face" for two decades, as special counsel in its Vienna office.
Montenegro has seen off an UNCITRAL claim over the termination of a deal to sell its stake in a marina, brought by a Latvian company that has been declared a front for fugitive Russian banker Vladimir Antonov.
Bonds have been described as the “lifeblood of international commerce”. A panel at GAR Live Abu Dhabi discovered the role of bonds and guarantees in the United Arab Emirates and beyond, looking at the pros and cons for both the employer and contractor in a construction contract.
GAR Live Abu Dhabi took place on 7 February at the Abu Dhabi Global Market Building, the headquarters of the emirate’s freezone. A speakers’ dinner the night before was hosted by Shearman & Sterling.
Bulgaria is facing an Energy Charter Treaty claim at ICSID over investment in a solar park, while Kuwait is facing its second ever claim over a stalled project to build a tourist resort.
The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution has named Mirèze Philippe and Lucy Greenwood – founders of old and new organisations dedicated to promoting diversity in international arbitration – as the recipients of its 2018 award for an “outstanding contribution” in this area.
LINK TO AWARD ADDED: A SIAC tribunal has censured Debevoise & Plimpton and its Texan co-counsel for making misrepresentations in a dispute over the sale of a casino in Laos, it has emerged.
For what is believed to be the first time, an Egyptian court has recognised and enforced an interim measures order issued by a foreign arbitral tribunal – in an ICC dispute between a South Korean industrial group and the developer of Damietta port in northern Egypt that ended in a more than US$72 million award last week.
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