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Moritz Keller, the German head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s international arbitration practice in Vienna, has joined Clifford Chance as a partner in its Frankfurt office.
ICSID has taken on the administration of a two-year old treaty claim now worth US$1.8 billion that has been brought against Peru by a US hedge fund for destroying the value of bonds issued to Peruvians 50 years ago by the country’s former left-wing dictatorship.
After being dreamt up during Paris Arbitration Week, a new non-profit organisation of young practitioners named AfricaArb has launched in the French capital, with the aim of furthering the development of arbitration as an efficient and accessible method of dispute resolution in Africa.
A court in Miami has ordered the enforcement of a US$63 million partial award against a Venezuelan state-owned mining company after an iron ore project with a British Virgin Islands commodities company went awry during the economic turmoil following Hugo Chávez's death in 2013.
In a communication with implications for hundreds of pending cases, the European Commission in Brussels has stated that investors cannot invoke arbitration under intra-EU bilateral investment treaties or the Energy Charter Treaty for intra-EU disputes.
California – the world’s fifth-largest economy – looks set to overhaul its reputation as an arbitral hub after its governor approved a bill expressly permitting out-of-state and foreign lawyers to appear in international arbitrations seated there.
Chevron is being chased for nearly US$18 billion in the US pursuant to what the energy company alleges is a sham award issued by a unlicensed Cairo body purporting to be an arbitration centre as part of a criminal enterprise.
A Cayman offshore drilling company has asked a US court to enforce a US$662 million ICDR award against Petrobras over the early termination of a contract that the Brazilian state-owned company alleges was procured through bribery.
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