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Bush promotes arbitration specialist

Premium article - 07 December 2007

Former co-chair of Sidley Austin LLP’s international arbitration practice Daniel Price has become assistant for international economic affairs to President George Bush.

ICSID rejects US challenge to Anaya

Premium article - 04 December 2007

The United States has failed in its bid to remove a human rights professor from the panel in Grand River Enterprises, Six Nations.

All change at Serle Court

Premium article - 04 December 2007

Lord Patrick Neill of Bladen QC is stepping down as head of Serle Court to join 20 Essex Street. His departure coincides with the arrival of two former High Court judges at the chambers he vacates.

Indian judges call for tighter arbitrator rules

Premium article - 04 December 2007

Two senior judges in India have demanded a prohibition on ex-Supreme Court judges accepting arbitral appointments. Such a ban would strip India of many of its arbitrators.

Australian Supreme Court confirms need for reasons

Premium article - 04 December 2007

An Australian court has dismissed an appeal brought by exploration company Oil Basins.

Permanent Court of Arbitration selects new general counsel

Premium article - 04 December 2007

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has chosen its new general counsel.

Former ICSID counsel joins Curtis Mallet-Prevost

Premium article - 04 December 2007

Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP has hired a former senior counsel at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC.

Bekker to teach at Columbia Law School

Premium article - 04 December 2007

Columbia Law School has recruited McDermott Will & Emery LLP partner Pieter Bekker to its adjunct faculty, to teach international investment arbitration.

WilmerHale elects two

Premium article - 01 December 2007

Two international arbitration specialists have been elected partners at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. One specialises in commercial arbitration, the other in investor-state disputes. Both work from Washington, DC.

Permanent Court of Arbitration selects new general counsel

Premium article - 01 December 2007

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has chosen its new general counsel.