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Olswang poaches from Salans

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UK law firm Olswang has poached a lawyer from within Salans LLP’s well-regarded international arbitration practice

Reichert moves to Brick Court

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International arbitrator and counsel Klaus Reichert left Littleton Chambers to join Brick Court Chambers as a door tenant, as of 1 December

Margrete Stevens joins US firm

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Margrete Stevens is leaving ICSID for King & Spalding LLP. Stevens handed in her notice to the secretary general on 7 November

Reichert moves to Brick Court

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International arbitrator and counsel Klaus Reichert is leaving Littleton Chambers to join Brick Court Chambers as a door tenant from 1 December.

London holds a mirror to itself

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Some 150 leading names have spent 1 December critiquing London as an arbitral venue. The specialists were taking part in a special event to mark the English Arbitration Act 1996's 10th anniversary.

Nomura and Czech Republic drop claims

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Multi-billion dollar arbitration cases stemming from IPB Czech Bank's collapse have been dropped.

South Africa upholds ICC award

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The Supreme Court of South Africa has upheld an International Chamber of Commerce award in a case making headlines in South Africa.

Brussels upholds Eureko award

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An arbitration tribunal at the Brussels Court of First Instance has rejected the government of Poland's attempt to set aside a partial award issued in a dispute with Dutch insurance holding company Eureko.

Chong ditches Denton for DLA Piper

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International dispute resolution partner Philip Chong is leaving Denton Wilde Sapte LLP to join DLA Piper LLP in London. Chong joins as partner on 4 December.

Eni launches ICSID claim

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Eni Dacion has requested arbitration proceedings at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC, against the government of Venezuela. The claim arises from the nationalisation of the Dacion oil field.