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Brower power: a father-and-son interview

Brower power: a father-and-son interview

Premium article - 26 March 2014

An event in Houston saw US arbitrator Charles N Brower interviewed by his son about his long career in international arbitration, his response to critics of the system, and his legacy. Benjamin Jones, an associate at Jones Day in San Francisco, reports.

ICSID arbitrator disqualified by co-panellists

ICSID arbitrator disqualified by co-panellists

Premium article - 21 March 2014

In an ICSID first, Swiss arbitrator Bruno Boesch has been disqualified by his two co-panellists from hearing a US$1 billion claim against Kazakhstan.

Who is sitting at ICSID? – a tribunal round-up

Who is sitting at ICSID? – a tribunal round-up

Premium article - 21 March 2014

The past seven weeks have seen new panels formed in eight ICSID cases, including three arbitrators who are sitting at the centre for the first time.

New claim against Egypt over gas plant

New claim against Egypt over gas plant

Premium article - 03 March 2014

A Spanish investor has lodged an ICSID claim against Egypt over the suspension of supplies to a liquefied natural gas plant in the port of Damietta.

Will treaty arbitration survive?

Will treaty arbitration survive?

Premium article - 20 February 2014

A panel at GAR Live Paris debated whether investment treaty arbitration will still be thriving in decades to come or might be headed for extinction. Sebastian Perry reports

Will treaty arbitration survive?

Premium article - 11 February 2014

A panel at GAR Live Paris debated whether investment treaty arbitration will still be thriving in decades to come or might be headed for extinction. Sebastian Perry reports

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Premium article - 28 January 2014

The past two months have seen 10 new tribunals formed at ICSID, including first-time appointments for five arbitrators.

Who is sitting at ICSID? – a tribunal round-up

Who is sitting at ICSID? – a tribunal round-up

Premium article - 29 November 2013

Six new ICSID panels have been formed in the past 10 weeks, including first-time appearances by two French arbitrators, and multiple appointments for another Parisian.

Orrego Vicuña disqualified from India panel

Orrego Vicuña disqualified from India panel

Premium article - 11 October 2013

Chilean arbitrator Francisco Orrego Vicuña has been disqualified from hearing an investment treaty claim against India, in a rare instance of a challenge upheld on the basis of an issue conflict.

Who is sitting at ICSID? – a tribunal round-up

Who is sitting at ICSID? – a tribunal round-up

Premium article - 16 September 2013

Recent weeks have seen 10 investment panels formed at ICSID to hear claims against seven states, with five arbitrators receiving multiple appointments.