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FRANKFURT: DIS40 - "Entering the field of investment arbitration as a young lawyer"

Premium article - 17 December 2009

Ever wondered how to become an investment arbitration lawyer? By Boris Kasolowsky (counsel) and Caroline Harvey (associate) of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Frankfurt

GENEVA: MIDS lecture, Emmanuel Gaillard: "The Representations of International Arbitration"

Premium article - 17 December 2009

The professor laid out three competing “models” of reality, but said that they are each of equal validity, to the surprise of some. By Phillip Landolt (partner) of Charles Russell LLP

SINGAPORE: "Dispute resolution in the international oil and gas sector"

Premium article - 17 December 2009

Singapore recently hosted the Association of International Petroleum Negotiator’s annual arbitration event, the first time the landmark meeting has visited Asia. Steven Lim (partner) and Jun Bautista (associate) of Baker Botts LLP in Hong Kong report

AMSTERDAM: Jong Oranje dinner

Premium article - 27 October 2009

The youth arm of the NAI took a moment recently to toast its own and hold an international arbitration quiz. David Samuels reports

CHICAGO: Practical guidance post-Hall Street

Premium article - 27 October 2009

During the ABA’s August meeting, three practitioners attempted to explain the position on “manifest disregard” in the US, this side of the Supreme Court’s decision in Hall Street. By F Peter Phillips, independent arbitrator and mediator (Business Conflict Management LLC)

LONDON: ICC UK annual event - "disclosure and experts"

Premium article - 27 October 2009

This year’s ICC UK Annual Arbitration Practitioners’ Symposium compared US and UK practice. David Samuels reports the dialogue that unfolded in two of the sessions

SANTA MONICA: Symposium on third-party funding

Premium article - 27 October 2009

A recent event in California left at least one participant with the sense something big is afoot. By James Rhodes, independent arbitrator in New York

ZURICH: AIJA Annual Arbitration Conference

Premium article - 27 October 2009

AIJA runs an annual event on international arbitration. This year’s took place, in Zurich, across three days. Gisela Knuts (senior associate) and Henrik Fieber (senior associate) of Roschier report

CONFERENCE DIARY

Premium article - 03 September 2009

Forthcoming conferences September to December 2009

USA: Institute of Transnational Arbitration 20th annual workshop confronting ethical issues in international arbitration

Premium article - 03 September 2009

Jennifer Price (partner, King & Spalding) reports on this year’s event in Dallas, Texas on 18 June – including the outcome of audience voting on ethical issues