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Houston, do we have a problem?

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Is the American Lawyer Scorecard’s cover jinxed? The new edition of the arbitration survey had a photo of lawyers from three firms. Since it was published, in late summer, two of the firms have suffered shock exits.

ICC heads to Iran

Premium article - 31 August 2007

The International Chamber Commerce is holding its first-ever arbitration seminar in Iran.

Partasides completes move to London

Premium article - 31 August 2007

Constantine Partasides started work at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London on Tuesday, completing a plan to rebalance the firm's Paris and London arbitration groups.

Oil company fights Kazakhstan for drilling rights

Premium article - 31 August 2007

The oil company bringing an Energy Charter Treaty claim against Kazakhstan has picked Clifford Chance to represent it.

LeBoeuf Lamb defends Oxy claim

Premium article - 31 August 2007

Ecuador has chosen LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae LLP to defend the merits phase of an ICSID arbitration claim brought by a US oil company worth over a billion dollars.

Schiffer co-founds Houston arbitration boutique

Premium article - 31 August 2007

A former King & Spalding LLP arbitration partner has established a boutique firm in Houston.

CAFTA claim registered

Premium article - 31 August 2007

A US rail management company has had a claim against the Republic of Guatemala registered at ICSID.

Erratum

Premium article - 31 August 2007

Earlier this week, we mistakenly included Clifford Chance among the arbitration counsel to Fraport in the following item Panel rejects Manila airport claim. The text has been amended to reflect this.

Panel rejects Manila airport claim

Premium article - 28 August 2007

German airport operator Fraport has had a $425 million claim against the Republic of the Philippines rejected after the government's lawyers showed it had infringed the country's anti-dummy law.

Peru sets aside contract arbitration award

Premium article - 28 August 2007

A Peruvian court has nullified an award made in favour of a Canadian mining company in a contract arbitration.