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DLA hires Japan disputes head from Quinn Emanuel

Tony Andriotis has left the partnership at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to join DLA Piper and lead its international arbitration practice in Japan.

15 January 2021

Get the inside view on the US and ISDS under Biden

Readers are invited to join us next week for GAR Interactive: BITs – where the climate crisis, the art of the settlement and the Biden administration’s approach to ISDS will be discussed.

15 January 2021

Where does Brexit leave investment protection?

In the wake of the UK-EU trade deal, practitioners say questions remain over the investment protections in the agreement and the fate of the UK’s bilateral investments treaties with EU member states.

14 January 2021

Korean biotech company liable in gene therapy dispute

A Korean biotech company has been ordered to pay US$40 million in an ICC arbitration over the mislabelling of a gene therapy treatment, a matter that caused a scandal in Korea and led to the prosecution of executives.

14 January 2021

All-time high for LCIA

The LCIA has reported an all-time high of 444 referrals in 2020, with 407 arbitration cases fully administered by the institution pursuant to its own rules.

14 January 2021

New president at Swiss institution

The Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, or SCAI, has named Lenz & Staehelin partner Xavier Favre-Bulle as its new president among several other appointments, while revealing its latest case figures and updates to its appointing authority rules.

14 January 2021

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes four

Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted arbitration practitioners to the partnership in London, Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong.

14 January 2021

Satellite investors seek to enforce treaty award against India

Mauritian investors have applied to a US court to enforce a US$111 million investment treaty award against India over a cancelled satellite telecoms deal – months after the enforcement of a billion-dollar ICC award related to the same project.

13 January 2021

Asset hunter secures payout from Pakistan

Pakistan has paid US$28.7 million to satisfy an award won by an Isle of Man entity that it hired nearly two decades ago to trace assets belonging to the country’s disgraced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

13 January 2021

Gearing up for the Bar

After 24 years, Matthew Gearing QC is leaving Allen & Overy to become a barrister.

13 January 2021

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