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Wiley Rein promotes two in DC

Washington, DC, firm Wiley Rein has promoted Josh Simmons and Lukman Azeez to partner in its global disputes practice.

13 March 2023

Canada faces mega-claim for blocking LNG project

UPDATED: A US investor has launched a US$20 billion NAFTA legacy claim against Canada over the refusal to approve a liquified natural gas facility on environmental grounds.

10 March 2023

LCIA hears Burford’s fight with antitrust client

A client of Burford Capital has accused the funder of using an LCIA arbitration to block it from settling several antitrust lawsuits, as well as improperly trying to influence its litigation counsel, Boies Schiller Flexner.

10 March 2023

Kurdistan mobile operator gets US discovery from Dechert

A mobile operator in Iraqi Kurdistan has won a US court order requiring Dechert to turn over documents for use in a US$1 billion ICC arbitration with an Orange subsidiary over an alleged fraud.

10 March 2023

BIICL treaty forum head joins London boutique

Yarik Kryvoi, the director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s Investment Treaty Forum, has joined London disputes and insolvency boutique Keidan Harrison as of counsel.

10 March 2023

Iran threatens Pakistan with US$18 billion pipeline claim

Iran has reportedly threatened to bring an US$18 billion arbitration against Pakistan over a gas pipeline project disrupted by US sanctions.

09 March 2023

Steptoe hires from Skadden in London

UK-qualified barrister Jonathon Egerton-Peters has joined Steptoe & Johnson as a partner in London from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

09 March 2023

CIArb Young Members Group names new leaders

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Young Members Group has elected new members to its steering committee for the 2023 term.

09 March 2023

Eni gets final injunction against Nigerian partner

Eni has won a final anti-suit injunction in the UK against its local partner in a Nigerian oil block following a US$200 million ICC arbitration – as three NGOs are permitted to weigh in on corruption issues in an unrelated ICSID case.

08 March 2023

Taylor joins US disputes boutique

Tim Taylor KC, former head of international arbitration in Dubai at King & Wood Mallesons, has joined the partnership at US disputes boutique Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss – but will continue to be based in the Middle East.

08 March 2023

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