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Tanzanian water dispute runs aground

Premium article - 01 August 2006

A European-owned water company in contract arbitration with its former partner in Tanzania has missed its deadline for filing a statement of claim. The deadline passed after it failed to instruct legal counsel.


Premium article - 01 June 2006

Matthew Weiniger and Matthew Page of Herbert Smith discuss the treatment of costs in international investment arbitration

SWITZERLAND: Court rejects competition law challenge

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Phillip Landolt, associate, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva

THE MONEY COLUMN: The less said, the better?

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Mark Kantor, a Washington DC-based attorney and GAR editorial board member, examines a ‘no-damages’ clause that failed to work

MIDDLE EAST: New rules at Cairo Centre

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Philip Punwar, barrister and chartered arbitrator at Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai

Latin America: Another ICSID arbitration against Argentina passes the jurisdictional hurdle

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Another decision on jurisdiction has gone against Argentina – the 14th such setback in its long-running treaty arbitration saga. Our Latin America correspondent Sylvia Noury, senior arbitration associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, reports

ICSID ARBITRATION: One 'lost' annulment case

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Anthony Sinclair, associate, Allen & Overy, London

Central and Eastern Europe: Article suggests arbitration, for Russian deals

Premium article - 01 June 2006

Patricia Nacimiento in Frankfurt and Oxana Peters in Moscow, of Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz, report on a development that makes arbitration clauses more attractive for Russian contracts

Asia: Singapore court rules on difference between 'independent experts' and arbitrators

Premium article - 01 June 2006

A decision by Singapore’s High Court establishes some principles for cases in which parties choose an independent expert, rather than an arbitrator, to resolve their differences. Nish Shetty, partner at Wong Partnership, explains

ICSID retains jurisdiction over El Paso

Premium article - 01 June 2006

The International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes has retained jurisdiction over a US$200 million arbitration between the Republic of Argentina and El Paso Energy International Company.