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Azerbaijan takes opening round

Premium article - 23 October 2007

A tribunal has rejected provisional measures requested by Turkish energy group Barmek in its international arbitration against Azerbaijan.

Whose arbitration is it anyway?

Premium article - 23 October 2007

How arbitrators honour the rules of commercial and investment treaty arbitrations will be one of the themes of a lecture given next month by Loukas Mistelis.

Poncet replaces Price in Yukos arbitrations

Premium article - 23 October 2007

Charles Poncet of Switzerland has replaced Daniel Price as the claimants' appointed arbitrator in the Energy Charter Treaty arbitrations against Russia.

House of Lords declares fresh start

Premium article - 19 October 2007

The UK House of Lords has upheld an appeal court decision confirming the separability of arbitration clauses.

Sole practitioner to lead Madrid Arbitration Court

Premium article - 19 October 2007

The Madrid Arbitration Court has elected a new president.

Feliciano to preside over Argentine annulment hearing

Premium article - 19 October 2007

Florentino P Feliciano of the Philippines will chair the ad hoc committee hearing annulment proceedings between Siemens and Argentina.

Germany appoints four ICSID arbitrators

Premium article - 19 October 2007

Germany’s government has appointed two academics and two women to the pool of arbitrators at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC.

ICSID registers Exxon claim

Premium article - 19 October 2007

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC has registered ExxonMobil’s request for arbitration against Venezuela, a month after it was filed.

Arbitrator interviews tread a fine line, says panel

Premium article - 19 October 2007

Arbitrators consenting to interviews must be careful to stay within strictly defined boundaries to ensure they do not discuss the merits of the case, warned a panel at this week's IBA conference in Singapore.

Freshfields tackles illegality in international arbitration

Premium article - 19 October 2007

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is to host a seminar on ‘Bribery, corruption and money laundering: addressing illegality in international arbitrations’.