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Swedes upset by conflict ruling

Premium article - 13 May 2006

Swedish arbitration specialists are in shock after a court in Stockholm found a much-discussed arbitral uncontaminated by a conflict of interest. The issue is fast becoming a cause célèbre in Sweden.

Heavyweights battle over Caribbean maritime rights

Premium article - 12 May 2006

A maritime boundary dispute boasting several stars of the arbitration universe has been resolved in the Hague.

Lovells boosts New York office

Premium article - 12 May 2006

Lovells has added to its ranks in New York, poaching former Brown Raysman arbitration specialist Edward Schorr.

O'Melveny increases numbers in China

Premium article - 12 May 2006

O'Melveny & Myers LLP has boosted its international arbitration practice, hiring former Shearman & Sterling associate Nadia Darwazeh in Shanghai.

ICSID claim causes problems for Turkey

Premium article - 05 May 2006

A multi-billion dollar dispute between the Republic of Turkey and a Cypriot investment company has been approved for arbitration by ICSID.

CIETAC in charm offensive

Premium article - 05 May 2006

A delegation from the China International and Economic Trade Arbitration Commission is to attend two high profile conferences in North America next month.

Argentine investor wins NY skirmish

Premium article - 05 May 2006

Argentine investment group Consalvi International has won round one in a battle with Banco Santander over payment of an arbitral award.

Total knock-out to Spanish oil bid

Premium article - 05 May 2006

Round one in the battle for Spain's second biggest oil company has gone to the French oil titan Total.

Kilpatrick hires first New York partner

Premium article - 05 May 2006

Kilpatrick Stockton LLP has boosted its international arbitration practice, hiring Lorraine Brennan as partner in its New York office.

ICSID hears treasure dispute

Premium article - 21 April 2006

A British treasure hunter is suing the Malaysian government over allegations it broke a contract with his salvage company.