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Lone Star brings ICC claim against Spanish bank

US private equity group Lone Star Funds is pursuing an ICC claim against Spain’s third-largest bank to compel it to repurchase €257 million in real estate assets.

15 July 2021

CAS names lords of the rings

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced the arbitrators who will hear disputes and doping cases arising during the Tokyo Olympics.

15 July 2021

ICC rejects challenge over alleged cyber-attack

As a Brazilian court lifts a stay on an award in a multibillion-dollar M&A dispute, the ICC Court has rejected a bid to disqualify the entire tribunal based on an alleged cyber-attack.

14 July 2021

Thai wind farm awards annulled in Singapore

The Singapore Court of Appeal has annulled ICC awards worth more than US$525 million in a feud between two Thai businessmen over the sale of wind energy assets.

14 July 2021

Meydan settles Dubai racecourse dispute

Emirati real estate developer Meydan has agreed to pay US$198 million to a Malaysian construction group to satisfy a DIAC award over a cancelled contract to build a racecourse in Dubai.

14 July 2021

HFW builds in Sydney with Baker hire

Jo Delaney has left Baker McKenzie’s dispute resolution team to join the partnership at HFW’s Sydney office from 13 July.

14 July 2021

States replenish ICSID roster

Claudia Annacker, Maxi Scherer, Lisa Richman, Miriam Harwood, Wendy Miles QC, Kathryn Khamsi and Diana Bayzakova are among the new additions to ICSID’s panel of arbitrators in the past year.

14 July 2021

Arbitrator ethics under scrutiny at ITA workshop

At the 33rd annual Institute for Transnational Arbitration Workshop, Constantine Partasides QC reflected on under- and over-regulation of arbitrator conduct while arguing that the ICSID and UNCITRAL Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in its current form could have unintended consequences.

14 July 2021

China to face the music over jazz festival

A Swiss investor has made good on his threat to file a treaty claim against China after his company was stripped of the rights to run an annual international jazz festival on the island of Hainan.

13 July 2021

GST hires first London partner

US disputes boutique GST has hired Domenico Di Pietro from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner as its first London partner – while recruiting an of counsel in its Washington, DC office.

13 July 2021

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