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Akin Gump hires partner from Latham

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has pulled off its second lateral partner hire in just a matter of days as Ing Loong Yang joins the firm in Hong Kong from Latham & Watkins.

05 April 2022

Kyrgyzstan reaches deal to end gold mine dispute

Kyrgyzstan has reached an agreement with Canadian mining company Centerra Gold that paves the way for the parties to settle an UNCITRAL dispute over the state’s seizure of one of the largest gold mines in central Asia.

04 April 2022

ICSID round-up: a defeated claim, an award upheld and new cases

An ICSID tribunal has dismissed a claim worth more than US$95 million brought by US mining companies against Rwanda, while Spain has failed to overturn a renewables award and there are new cases against Romania and Iraq.

04 April 2022

Nord Stream 2 case stopped in its tracks by sanctions

The tribunal hearing a Gazprom subsidiary’s US$8 billion Energy Charter Treaty claim against the European Union has agreed to suspend the case after the Russian state-owned company said it was unable to proceed due to sanctions.

04 April 2022

India wins US stay of satellite award

A US court has granted India a stay of enforcement of a US$111 million investment treaty award in favour of Mauritian telecoms investors, as a French court denies the investors permission to intervene in an action to enforce a related ICC award.

04 April 2022

“Freezing and seizing”: can Russia be made to pay?

An event at Paris Arbitration Week hosted by Queritius considered the potential for investors affected by the invasion of Ukraine to bring treaty claims against Russia – and how awards might be enforced.

04 April 2022

Record turnout as GAR Awards return to Paris

The GAR Awards has made a long-awaited return to Paris – with the ICC, HKIAC, Juliet Blanch and GBS Disputes receiving prizes and Emmanuel Gaillard honoured with a posthumous lifetime achievement award.

01 April 2022

The GAR 30 and Power Index revealed

Global Arbitration Review has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices.

01 April 2022

Gaillard remembered in video tribute

Well-known figures in international arbitration shared their memories of Emmanuel Gaillard in a video tribute shown at the GAR Awards, with his close colleague Yas Banifatemi accepting a lifetime achievement award on his behalf. The video is now available to view.

01 April 2022

GAR Awards 2022 – in pictures

UPDATED: Photos from the 12th annual GAR Awards ceremony are now available.

01 April 2022

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