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Indian airlines fight over failed takeover

Premium article - 08 December 2006

An Indian company Sahara India Pariwar has asked the London Court of International Arbitration to uphold a merger agreement.

IBA sub-committee appoints new chairs

Premium article - 08 December 2006

The investment treaty arbitration sub-committee has appointed Kaj Hobér as chair and Abby Cohen Smutny as vice-chair.

Argentina challenges arbitrator again

Premium article - 08 December 2006

The Republic of Argentina has filed a request asking for the removal of Chilean arbitrator Jaime Irarrázabal Covarrubias for a lack of impartiality.

Registration for DC summer school now open

Premium article - 08 December 2006

Registration for the American University Washington College of Law's international commercial arbitration summer session is now open.

Canada and Peru sign BIT

Premium article - 08 December 2006

Canada and Peru have signed a bilateral investment treaty. This is Canada's first treaty in eight years.

Borda & Quintana hires arbitration partner

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Mexican energy and telecoms boutique Borda y Quintana SC has appointed Julian Treviño as a partner. The arbitration specialist joined the firm on 1 November

Cleary Gottlieb makes Emanuele partner

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has promoted international arbitration specialist Ferdinando Emanuele to partner in its Rome office. Emanuele is one of 14 promotions, which will start on 1 January 2007

IBA subcommittee appoints new chairs

Premium article - 01 December 2006

The investment treaty arbitration subcommittee has appointed Kaj Hobér as chair and Abby Cohen Smutny as vice chair

Allen & Overy recruits in New York

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Allen & Overy LLP has poached another O’Melveny & Myers LLP arbitration specialist, hiring Dana MacGrath as senior counsel in New York. MacGrath joins O’Melveny & Myers’ former international arbitration co-chair Benno Kimmelman at Allen & Overy

Shearman hires NAFTA specialist

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Investment arbitration specialist Mark McNeill is joining Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Paris office. He has been counsel at the NAFTA Arbitration Division of the Office of the Legal Advisor of the US Department of State for four years.