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Turkey escapes damages for lost profits

Premium article - 16 February 2007

The Republic of Turkey has been ordered to pay US$9 million, plus interest and an additional US$4.6 million in costs to US energy company PSEG Global by an ICSID panel.

Vinson & Elkins promotes Powers to partner

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Vinson & Elkins LLP has promoted arbitration specialist Jason Powers to partner in its Houston office.

Venezuelans query process of renegotiation

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Venezuela's government this week signed deals removing the stakes of foreign-firms in two power companies and a telecoms operator.

Bolivian nationalisation rattles Switzerland

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Bolivia's government has seized control of a tin smelter, claiming it was illegally privatised in the 1990s.

ECT award survives

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Sweden's Svea Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of energy company Petrobart. 

LeBoeuf Lamb continues to grow

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DLA Piper's Russia and CIS dispute resolution practice has suffered a blow, after its head joined LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae LLP.

DLA Piper adds London arbitration partner

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DLA Piper has promoted marine international arbitration specialist, Matthew Illingworth, to partner in the London office, in early February.

TeliaSonera wins share purchase dispute

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An International Chamber of Commerce tribunal in Geneva has ruled in favour of telecommunications company TeliaSonera.

Indian Supreme Court sends pro-arbitration message

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The Supreme Court of India has upheld an arbitration provision in a contract between an export company and a cloth manufacturer.

Hogan & Hartson promotes Eugenia Ramirez

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Hogan & Hartson LLP has promoted Maria Eugenia Ramirez to counsel in Miami. The firm announced the promotion in early February.