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Court denies arbitration to antitrust case

Premium article - 09 February 2007

California's state Court of Appeals has stayed arbitration sought by two memory-chip firms because a third party isn't bound by an arbitration clause.

IBA committee chooses new officers

Premium article - 09 February 2007

The International Bar Association's Arbitration Committee has announced four promotions and four new officers effective as of 1 January.

NGOs enfranchised at UNCITRAL

Premium article - 09 February 2007

This week's UNCITRAL meeting also saw two non-arbitration non-governmental organisations granted observer status to the arbitration rules working group.

Salomon made partner at DLA Piper

Premium article - 09 February 2007

DLA Piper has promoted its existing international arbitration co-head, Claudia Salomon, to partner.

Chris To honoured in Davos

Premium article - 09 February 2007

Christopher To, secretary general of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, has been named a Young Global Leader for 2007 by the famous World Economic Forum.

Hobér compiles Eastern European awards

Premium article - 09 February 2007

Kaj Hobér a partner at Mannheimer Swartling has compiled a book on the key investment treaty awards affecting Eastern Europe and the former republics of the Soviet Union.

UK appeal court confirms separability

Premium article - 02 February 2007

The UK Court of Appeal has confirmed the separability of an arbitration agreement under UK law. 

White & Case co-head joins rival

Premium article - 02 February 2007

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP has poached the co-head of White & Case LLP's London international arbitration group.

ICC's Latin America head joins Carey

Premium article - 02 February 2007

The director of the International Chamber of Commerce's Dispute Resolution Services for Latin America, Dyal á Jiménez, has left to join Carey & Cía - the largest law firm in Chile.

Two Gulf states announce centres

Premium article - 02 February 2007

Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have both unveiled new arbitral centres, reflecting what practitioners say is a clear growth in arbitral culture in the Arabian Gulf.