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Czechs fail with EU-accession defence

Premium article - 27 April 2007

An arbitration panel has issued a partial award against the Czech Republic in its dispute with a sugar company over production quotas.

Walder Wyss adds three in Zurich

Premium article - 27 April 2007

Walder Wyss & Partners has taken an international arbitration group from rival Pestalozzi Lachenal & Patry in Zurich.

Lovells promotes in Chicago

Premium article - 27 April 2007

Lovells has promoted insurance and arbitration specialist MaryBeth Wilkinson to partner in Chicago.

ICC moves to regional offices to Panama

Premium article - 27 April 2007

The International Chamber of Commerce, ICC, International Court of Arbitration has moved its Latin America division to Panama.

Chew appointed district judge in Singapore

Premium article - 27 April 2007

Singapore has appointed litigation and arbitration specialist Leslie Chew SC to the Subordinate Courts' Bench Division as district judge.

Winston & Strawn loses Latin America arbitration head

Premium article - 20 April 2007

Arnold & Porter LLP has poached Paolo Di Rosa from Winston & Strawn LLP. Di Rosa was the Latin American arbitration practice head.

US allows 1782 request for investment case

Premium article - 20 April 2007

A US court is allowing a British mining company to obtain documents and testimony from a US citizen linked to an investor-state arbitration.

Enel loses claim against Venezuela

Premium article - 20 April 2007

An arbitral tribunal has ruled in favour of Bitor - a subsidiary of Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA - in a contract dispute with Italian power company Enel SpA.

BC-Alberta enforce novel trade agreement

Premium article - 20 April 2007

Two Canadian provinces have enforced a novel trade agreement that allows for a new kind of investor-province arbitration.

Paper sheds light on treaty arbitration

Premium article - 20 April 2007

A US academic has spent over a year compiling key facts about investment treaty arbitration. A draft of her paper is now available for review.