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CAS finds for governing body

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled against the Barbados Cycling Union, and in favour of the Union Cycliste Internationale. The decision will mean a suspension for local Olympic cycling star Barry Forde.

Ecuador objects to Oxy arbitration claim

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Ecuador's president Alfredo Palacio has opposed US oil company Occidental Petroleum's request for arbitration.

Lamb joins Bird & Bird

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Bird & Bird LLP has bolstered its international arbitration practice, hiring former WilmerHale counsel Sophie Lamb in London.

Young LCIA rolls out free training

Premium article - 22 September 2006

The Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration is to hold its first pro bono training event, aimed at would-be arbitration specialists in emerging markets.

Shearmans steals Freshfields head

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Shearman & Sterling LLP has boosted its London dispute resolution practice, hiring Josanne Rickard from rival Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Argentina given reprieve over award

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Argentina has won a stay covering an award by a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Nomura case emerges from Swiss limbo

Premium article - 22 September 2006

The Czech Republic has lost an appeal against an arbitration award won by Saluka Investments. The appeal was being heard in Switzerland. Saluka is a subsidiary of Japanese bank Nomura.

Indian telecoms dispute escalates

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Videsh Sanchar Nigam, a subsidiary of India's largest private sector company, the Tata Group, has appealed against an International Chamber of Commerce ruling in favour of FLAG Telecom.

InterDigital wins ICC award

Premium article - 22 September 2006

InterDigital Communications has been awarded US$134 million in a patent dispute with Samsung Electronics.

Mayer Brown seeks trade-synergy

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP has added three trade attorneys to its Washington, DC office. While the main focus of the team is trade, the firm envisages positive effects for  its investment arbitration profile.