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AAA opposes expanded judicial review of arbitral awards

Premium article - 21 September 2007

The American Arbitration Association has filed an amicus curiae brief with the US Supreme Court, opposing agreements that create "a harmful hybrid of arbitration and litigation."

Indian Supreme Court reduces ICC award

Premium article - 21 September 2007

India's Supreme Court has reduced an arbitration award by about US$4.6 million.

Squire Sanders poaches in London and Miami

Premium article - 21 September 2007

Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP has poached a trio of international dispute resolution specialists, two in Miami and one in London.

Japanese moot adds negotiation test

Premium article - 21 September 2007

Japan's arbitration community is gearing up for its annual moot.

UNCITRAL Arbitration Working Group meets in Vienna

Premium article - 21 September 2007

UNCITRAL drew a large crowd of government representatives and observers for its most recent working group on the Arbitration Rules.

Akin Gump partner joins old school friend

Premium article - 21 September 2007

Jeffrey Goldfarb has joined the litigation group of DLA Piper in Dallas, Texas - in part to expand his international arbitration practice.

LeBoeuf Lamb replaces Russia and CIS disputes head

Premium article - 21 September 2007

Less than eight months after announcing a new head of dispute resolution for Moscow, LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae LLP is doing it again.

Canada and US choose softwood lumber arbitrators

Premium article - 18 September 2007

Canada and the US have picked arbitrators to hear their inter-governmental dispute about softwood lumber.

Kenyans given CIArb honour

Premium article - 18 September 2007

Five Kenyans have been awarded chartered arbitrator status by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Pasta company fails to reverse ICSID loss

Premium article - 18 September 2007

An annulment committee has declined to overturn an award two-to-one favouring Peru. The annulment hearing followed an arbitration brought by Chilean investors in a pasta plant.