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2006 - the verdict

Premium article - 09 March 2007

Loukas Mistelis, professor of transnational commercial law and arbitration, turns his learned gaze to last year in the new edition of Global Arbitration Review.

Survey ends myths about English act

Premium article - 09 March 2007

The new edition of Global Arbitration Review includes a survey of all challenges under the English Arbitration Act 1996.

Ali moves to Crowell & Moring

Premium article - 02 March 2007

Arif Hyder Ali, formerly of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, has joined Crowell & Moring LLP as a partner in Washington, DC.

UK and France liable for Eurotunnel claims

Premium article - 02 March 2007

A tribunal has found the UK and French governments liable for damages in a multi-million pound arbitration brought by Channel Tunnel operator, Eurotunnel.

Chartered Institute expresses fear of ECJ ruling

Premium article - 02 March 2007

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has publicised concerns about a looming European Court of Justice decision.

Madrid learns to be good

Premium article - 02 March 2007

The international arbitration world is - briefly - in Madrid, for one of the conference calendar's monuments.

Turkey to face ECT claims

Premium article - 02 March 2007

The Republic of Turkey has been hit with two Energy Charter Treaty claims totalling over US$8 billion.

Korea introduces new rules

Premium article - 02 March 2007

The Korean Commercial Arbitration Board has enacted new international arbitration rules.

Venezuela turns away from arbitration

Premium article - 02 March 2007

Venezuela has, as expected, issued a decree forcing private oil companies to hand control of their Venezuelan businesses to state company PDVSA.

African states strengthen arbitration

Premium article - 02 March 2007

Two African states are boosting their arbitration capabilities. Kenya has announced plans to establish a regional arbitration centre in Nairobi, and Ghana is enacting a new arbitration law.