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Tribunal appointed in garbage claim

Premium article - 29 February 2008

Spain's Juan Fernandez-Armesto will chair the panel hearing a claim brought by a landfill company against Canada under the North American Free Trade Agreement. The dispute arose after the government of Ontario blocked the use of a former mine for waste purposes.

Gaillard to chair panel in forestry claim

Premium article - 29 February 2008

Emmanuel Gaillard will preside over only the sixth conciliation process to be registered at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes - in a bid to settle a dispute between an investor and the Central African Republic.

IMAX releases news of arbitral award

Premium article - 29 February 2008

The entertainment company IMAX says it is considering steps to enforce a US$9.4 million award made by an arbitral tribunal last year.

US contractor starts NAFTA claim

Premium article - 29 February 2008

The owners of a New Jersey construction company have launched NAFTA arbitration proceedings against Canada, after a project to quarry basalt fell foul of environmental regulations.

FIAA invites applicants for advocacy workshop

Premium article - 26 February 2008

The first advocacy workshop run by the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy will take place in Switzerland this spring.

Nokia and Qualcomm consolidate disputes

Premium article - 26 February 2008

Nokia and Qualcomm have agreed to abandon an arbitration over patent rights and put the claims into a case they are fighting in the US courts.

Macleod Dixon elects Venezuela partner

Premium article - 26 February 2008

Macleod Dixon has made a lawyer who specialises in international energy disputes and arbitration into a partner in Caracas.

São Paulo team wins ICC mediation event

Premium article - 26 February 2008

A Brazilian university has won the third ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

Huron group expands in DC

Premium article - 26 February 2008

Huron Consulting Group has recruited Tim Hart, who provides expert testimony on damages in international disputes, from Navigant Consulting for its Washington, DC office.

US signs treaty with Rwanda

Premium article - 26 February 2008

The US has entered into a bilateral investment treaty with Rwanda.