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Canadian firm pursues Kazakhstan

Premium article - 13 July 2007

The Republic of Kazakhstan has been hit with a US$4 billion claim by a Canadian mining company.

Sheffield United loses High Court appeal

Premium article - 13 July 2007

Sheffield United Football Club has been denied leave to appeal a decision by an arbitral panel. The High Court dismissed the club's request today.

Dispute stars twinkle in Freshfields row

Premium article - 13 July 2007

Two of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's dispute-chiefs had their value underlined this week, in the odd setting of a UK employment tribunal.

Kaufmann-Kohler to chair Chemtura NAFTA claim

Premium article - 10 July 2007

Swiss arbitrator Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler has been chosen to chair the panel hearing the NAFTA arbitration between US chemical company Chemtura and the government of Canada.

Zimbabwe land seizure claim commences

Premium article - 10 July 2007

A landmark case against Zimbabwe has begun at ICSID. If Zimbabwe loses it could cause a flood of arbitrations resulting from Robert Mugabe's land policy.

Contributions sought for Women in Arbitration

Premium article - 10 July 2007

Global Arbitration Review would like to hear from women in international arbitration.

Guatemala derails RDC

Premium article - 10 July 2007

US rail management company Railroad Development Corporation, RDC, is pulling out of Guatemala, claiming the country's attempts to put its railway operations out of business are too much to bear.

Herbert Smith adds life-sciences profile

Premium article - 10 July 2007

Herbert Smith LLP has hired a leading life sciences name in a move that may pay dividends to the international arbitration group.

15th Vis Moot timetable now available

Premium article - 10 July 2007

The schedule for the 15th Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot has been released.

Bermudan case confirms threat to London

Premium article - 10 July 2007

A new decision on anti-suit injunctions has shown the prescience of Lord Hoffmann in West Tankers, say Nigel Rawding and Daniel Kaldermis, partner and senior associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, in a new article.