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Premium article - 25 January 2008

In the GAR 100 - the guide to specialist arbitration firms - there is an error on page 38. The person who "teaches international law as an adjunct professor at Michigan Law School" is Tim Dickinson not Landmeier. His former firm was Dickinson Landmeier LLP. Thanks to members of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP - which absorbed that firm - for pointing the error out.

Indian Supreme Court issues troubling decision

Premium article - 22 January 2008

A new decision by the Supreme Court of India has raised fresh concerns about the direction in which Indian arbitration law is headed.

Arbitration specialists awarded silk

Premium article - 22 January 2008

Two international arbitration specialists in London have been appointed Queen's Counsel. Paul Mitchard and Toby Landau are among the new QCs.

Tribunal picked in Bolivia claim

Premium article - 22 January 2008

Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler has been chosen to lead a tribunal hearing a claim by a Chilean chemicals firm against Bolivia. But both parties now say the claim - registered at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC before Bolivia withdrew last year - may settle.

Woolf honoured for ADR contributions

Premium article - 22 January 2008

The former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Woolf of Barnes, has won an award for his work in the field of alternative dispute resolution.

Cederquist lawyers launch boutique

Premium article - 22 January 2008

Swedish law firm Cederquist has seen the departure of five partners and four associates - leaving it with just four lawyers in its dispute resolution team.

London event praises French law

Premium article - 22 January 2008

An arbitration conference intended to discuss whether English law is superior largely avoided the question.

HKIAC to resolve domain disputes

Premium article - 22 January 2008

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has been appointed by the DotAsia Organisation to resolve domain names disputes arising from its latest internet domain.

Erratum - GAR 100, Torggler Rechtsanwälte

Premium article - 22 January 2008

An error has been pointed out in our recent special report - the 'GAR 100, The Guide to Specialist Arbitration Firms'. On page 47, partner Helmut Torggler is in fact Hellwig Torggler. We also referred to him as a member of the ICC's court rather than as its vice-chair. We are happy to bring these points to readers' attention in accordance with our corrections policy.

Gide launches London team

Premium article - 18 January 2008

Gide Loyrette Nouel has relocated an international dispute resolution partner from Paris to London.