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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."

Ready for ASEAN arbitration?

Premium article - 05 January 2007

ASEAN ad hoc arbitration is likely to emulate the high quality of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, according to Barry Garfinkel and Timothy Nelson at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.

Institutions should give reasons for challenges

Premium article - 05 January 2007

All major arbitral institutions should follow the London Court of International Arbitration's example and give reasons for its decisions on arbitrator challenges, says David Hacking of Littleton Chambers.

Corporate counsel interview with Dean Moesser of Duke Energy

Premium article - 05 January 2007

Dean Moesser, associate general counsel of Duke Energy Corporation is the featured in-house counsel in the new edition of Global Arbitration Review.

US grants discovery to Austrian arbitration

Premium article - 20 December 2006

A US District Court has just issued a ruling expanding the reach of a discovery statute so it assists parties in foreign private commercial arbitration.

Donovan awarded Aztec Eagle

Premium article - 20 December 2006

Donald Donovan, partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, has been awarded the Aztec Eagle - the highest honour a foreigner can receive from the Mexican government - for his work on the Avena and MedellĂ­n cases.