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CIETAC official launches advocacy body

Premium article - 01 February 2006

A senior CIETAC official and Michael Moser of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have founded a body to advocate international arbitration to Chinese businesses.

Von Wobeser is vice chair of ICC

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Claus von Wobeser became vice chairman of the ICC’s International Court of Arbitration on 1 January. He will have a three-year tenure.

Hogan & Hartson forms Geneva team

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Hogan & Hartson LLP has launched a European arbitration team, by poaching two arbitration specialists from Winston & Strawn LLP.

Shearman loses London specialists

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Shearman & Sterling LLP’s London arbitration group is proving vulnerable to rivals, it seems. Two members have now accepted jobs at rival, US-originated firms.

Steyn now available

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Lord Steyn, who retired from the UK’s highest court last year, is back in private practice and available for work.

World Bank job vacant

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Roberto Dañino has resigned as general counsel of the World Bank. It means ICSID has no secretary general.