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America's Cup arbitration panel appointed

Premium article - 14 August 2007

The arbitration tribunal for the next America's Cup has been announced. The panel will oversee the sailing regatta when it begins again in mid 2009.

London pays tribute to Winstanley

Premium article - 14 August 2007

The great and the good of London's arbitration world recently celebrated Adrian Winstanley's tenth anniversary at the helm of the London Court of International Arbitration.

North American conferences announced

Premium article - 14 August 2007

Three North American cities stage events by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and London Court of International Arbitration this autumn.

Shell takes Nigeria to ICSID

Premium article - 10 August 2007

Shell has launched arbitration proceedings against Nigeria at ICSID. It is the second time only that Nigeria has faced a claim at the centre.

Fried Frank elects partner

Premium article - 10 August 2007

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP has elected an arbitration practitioner in Paris to its partnership.

Panel refuses to backdate Ecuador treaty

Premium article - 10 August 2007

An arbitral panel has dismissed a claim from two power companies against Ecuador, saying a bilateral investment treaty with the US could not be backdated.

Impregilo tackles Argentina

Premium article - 10 August 2007

An Italian engineering and construction group Impregilo has joined the queue of investors bringing ICSID arbitrations against Argentina.

US and Canada take dispute to LCIA

Premium article - 10 August 2007

An inter-governmental dispute between the US and Canada is going to arbitration under the London Court of International Arbitration's rules. The dispute is about softwood lumber.

Combisa defeats PEMEX

Premium article - 10 August 2007

A Mexican construction firm that builds oil and gas installations has won US$75.6 million from PEMEX in arbitration.

Andrés Bello focuses on investment arbitration

Premium article - 10 August 2007

The Andrés Bello association is devoting its congress this year the future of investment law in Latin America. The association has just released details of a two-day programme.