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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.

Chong ditches Denton for DLA Piper

Premium article - 01 December 2006

International dispute resolution partner Philip Chong has left Denton Wilde Sapte LLP to join DLA Piper LLP in London. Chong joined as partner on 4 December

Olswang poaches from Salans

Premium article - 01 December 2006

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