• Search

News

Vis East moot draws record crowd

Premium article - 12 January 2007

The Willem C Vis East international commercial arbitration moot has drawn a record 46 teams from 14 jurisdictions this year. The teams are now at the mid-point of the competition. 

Debevoise & Plimpton promotes two

Premium article - 12 January 2007

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has promoted two of its younger international arbitration lawyers to counsel.

Xerox loses challenge

Premium article - 12 January 2007

A decision from an arbitral panel that allowed a non-lawyer arbitrator free reign to delve into software issues has been upheld in Canada.

Richards Butler grows via merger

Premium article - 12 January 2007

International disputes specialists at Reed Smith LLP and Richards Butler LLP are hoping to gain from a transatlantic merger.

McDermott Will recruits New York partner

Premium article - 05 January 2007

International arbitration specialist Pieter Bekker has joined McDermott Will & Emery LLP as a partner in the New York office. Bekker moved from White & Case LLP on 1 January.

Court confirms Schwebel's impartiality

Premium article - 05 January 2007

The Brussels Court of First Instance has dismissed a challenge brought against Stephen M Schwebel by the Republic of Poland.

Vendo wins insurance claim

Premium article - 05 January 2007

A sole arbitrator has awarded US$6.8 million to Californian vending machine manufacturer, Vendo, in a dispute with its environmental insurer.

Sweden introduces new rules

Premium article - 05 January 2007

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has introduced revised arbitration rules. They came into force on 1 January.

Call for realistic approach to 'issue conflicts'

Premium article - 05 January 2007

The fear of issue conflicts must not quash the exchange of ideas within the arbitration community say Matt Gearing, partner, and Anthony Sinclair, associate, at Allen & Overy LLP.

India faces tough choice

Premium article - 05 January 2007

Indian arbitration begins 2007 facing a crossroads - either it can modernise its arbitration law or face a state of affairs where arbitration is a "mere prelude to protracted litigation in Indian courts."