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The amended ICSID rules - in brief

Premium article - 01 August 2006

The ICSID rules were amended, after a slow burning consultation process, earlier this year. Abby Cohen Smutny, partner, and Erika Serran, associate, of White & Case LLP in Washington, DC, summarise the changes

The rise of transparency

Premium article - 01 August 2006

Matthew Weiniger, partner, and Matthew Page, associate of Herbert Smith LLP, report on how third parties have gained more opportunities at ICSID

Washington, DC - The capital's market

Premium article - 01 August 2006

Washington, DC is the home of treaty arbitration, thanks in part to the ICSID convention. James Clasper and Dan Walker Smith consider the benefits of footing an arbitration practice in DC and break down the local players by size and reputation

Special focus: China - Q&A with CIETAC

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Global Arbitration Review interviewed the vice chair of CIETAC, earlier this year

Wanted: An ethical compass

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Lawyers from different traditions work under different ethical codes. Cy Benson, partner, and Charlie Lightfoot, associate, at White & Case in London explain how differences may lead to an uneven playing field

Time to rock the boat?

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Launched at the tail end of the 1960s, ICCA grew by breaking down barriers and fusing cultures. But ‘back to basics’ as a programme theme is hardly radical. James Clasper asks if the organisation has lost its edge

The ICCA men

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Organising this year’s ICCA congress fell to Marc Lalonde (Stikeman Elliott) and Babak Barin (Woods) as chairs of the host committee, and Donald Donovan (Debevoise & Plimpton) as organiser of the programme committee. They talked to James Clasper.

Canadian Club

Premium article - 01 June 2006

ICCA is international arbitration’s equivalent of the Olympic Games. This year’s congress was held in Montreal and saw at least 600 people attend. James Clasper reports on the highlights of ICCA’s return to North America after 20 years

Special focus: China - Hong Kong bounces back

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Hong Kong’s arbitration regime is stronger for having faced problems says Neil Kaplan, QC

Special focus: China - Practical advice on Med-Arb

Premium article - 01 June 2006

James Kwan, senior associate at Allen & Overy in Hong Kong, suggests ways to make mediation–arbitration in China more palatable