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UK's ex-attorney general picks Debevoise

Premium article - 27 September 2007

The former chief legal adviser to the British government, Lord Peter Goldsmith QC PC, has joined Debevoise & Plimpton LLP as European chair of litigation.

Panel rules on Guyana-Suriname dispute

Premium article - 25 September 2007

An arbitral tribunal has released a ruling in the maritime boundary dispute between Guyana and Suriname. The ruling decides ownership of oil-rich waters.

Oil companies challenge Canada

Premium article - 25 September 2007

Attempts to take Canada to arbitration over its largest and most productive oil reserves look in doubt, a month after the letters of intent were sent.

Böckstiegel to chair lumber dispute

Premium article - 25 September 2007

Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel has been chosen to chair the inter-governmental dispute between Canada and the US about softwood lumber.

India's Supreme Court confirms separability

Premium article - 25 September 2007

India's Supreme Court has confirmed the separability of an arbitration clause in a contract dispute between Israeli and Dutch engineering consultants.

Sole arbitrator slings Chilean contract claim

Premium article - 25 September 2007

A sole arbitrator has dismissed a contract claim brought by a Chilean electricity company against two foreign construction companies.

Peruvian court ditches arbitral award protection

Premium article - 25 September 2007

A Canadian mining company Sulliden Exploration has lost the benefit of an injunction in Peru. As a result, an award made in Sulliden's favour can now be challenged.

Ecuador ready to host international arbitration event

Premium article - 25 September 2007

King and Spalding LLP and Ecuador's Pérez Bustamente & Ponce Abogados have announced a conference on commercial and investment arbitration in Latin America to be held in Quito on 29 and 30 November.

AAA opposes expanded judicial review of arbitral awards

Premium article - 21 September 2007

The American Arbitration Association has filed an amicus curiae brief with the US Supreme Court, opposing agreements that create "a harmful hybrid of arbitration and litigation."

Indian Supreme Court reduces ICC award

Premium article - 21 September 2007

India's Supreme Court has reduced an arbitration award by about US$4.6 million.