• Search

News

Clifford Chance appoints co-head in Asia

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Clifford Chance LLP has announced that partner Ling Ho will become co-head of the dispute resolution team in China. Ling Ho will join current head, Eu Jin Chua.

CAS finds for governing body

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled against the Barbados Cycling Union, and in favour of the Union Cycliste Internationale. The decision will mean a suspension for local Olympic cycling star Barry Forde.

Ecuador objects to Oxy arbitration claim

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Ecuador's president Alfredo Palacio has opposed US oil company Occidental Petroleum's request for arbitration.

Lamb joins Bird & Bird

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Bird & Bird LLP has bolstered its international arbitration practice, hiring former WilmerHale counsel Sophie Lamb in London.

Young LCIA rolls out free training

Premium article - 22 September 2006

The Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration is to hold its first pro bono training event, aimed at would-be arbitration specialists in emerging markets.

Shearmans steals Freshfields head

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Shearman & Sterling LLP has boosted its London dispute resolution practice, hiring Josanne Rickard from rival Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Argentina given reprieve over award

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Argentina has won a stay covering an award by a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Nomura case emerges from Swiss limbo

Premium article - 22 September 2006

The Czech Republic has lost an appeal against an arbitration award won by Saluka Investments. The appeal was being heard in Switzerland. Saluka is a subsidiary of Japanese bank Nomura.

Indian telecoms dispute escalates

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Videsh Sanchar Nigam, a subsidiary of India's largest private sector company, the Tata Group, has appealed against an International Chamber of Commerce ruling in favour of FLAG Telecom.

InterDigital wins ICC award

Premium article - 22 September 2006

InterDigital Communications has been awarded US$134 million in a patent dispute with Samsung Electronics.