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ICC seeks committee members for YAF

Premium article - 09 July 2008

The ICC is seeking regional committee members for its global forum for young arbitration practitioners, launched in Barcelona recently.

Uruguayan decision sets precedent

Premium article - 09 July 2008

Banco Comercial's victory over Uruguay in an ICC arbitration has opened the floodgates on the largest sequence of claims Uruguay's courts have ever seen.

Clyde & Co relocates Latin America head

Premium article - 09 July 2008

Stirling Leech of Clyde & Co LLP has relocated from London to Rio de Janeiro where he will focus on marine, oil and gas and reinsurance work.

UNCITRAL seeks successor to Sekolec

Premium article - 07 July 2008

The UN is in the process of selecting a new secretary of UNCITRAL, to succeed Jernej Sekolec when he retires at the end of this month.

Thevenin joins Baker & McKenzie as global coordinator

Premium article - 07 July 2008

Nancy Thevenin will join Baker & McKenzie in September to undertake advisory arbitration client work and coordinate a newly redesigned international arbitration practice group.

King & Spalding clients settle with Argentina

Premium article - 07 July 2008

Two BP subsidiaries have asked ICSID to discontinue arbitration claims against Argentina after reaching a settlement with the provinces of Santa Cruz and Chubut.

Third DR-CAFTA arbitration soon?

Premium article - 07 July 2008

A US gold mining company has given the government of El Salvador an ultimatum in a dispute about a mining permit for three gold projects.

A 'new' New York Convention

Premium article - 07 July 2008

Albert Jan van den Berg presents a draft of a "new" New York Convention in the current edition of Global Arbitration Review.

Institutional activity for 2007

Premium article - 07 July 2008

Statistics from arbitral institutions for 2007 are presented in the new edition of Global Arbitration Review.

Telenor faced with two similar cases

Premium article - 04 July 2008

A British Virgin Islands company has complicated arbitration proceedings between Alfa Group and Telenor in Geneva, by launching identical litigation in a remote Siberian court.