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BIICL reveals list of speakers

Premium article - 18 December 2007

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law has published the list of speakers for its annual review of the English Arbitration Act 1996.

Court upholds English jurisdiction

Premium article - 17 December 2007

The UK Court of Appeal has removed a question mark affecting the much-used Bermuda form.

Lovells expands arbitration team in Singapore

Premium article - 14 December 2007

Richard Tan has left Lee & Lee to bolster the international arbitration team at Lovells LLP in Singapore.

US court confirms InterDigital award

Premium article - 14 December 2007

A federal court in New York has upheld an arbitral award against Samsung, which the electronics company had been refusing to pay. The respondent, InterDigital Communications, stands to receive US$134 million.

Panellists debate precedence

Premium article - 14 December 2007

The IAI's seminar on precedence in international arbitration has drawn a crowd of around 200 in Paris.

Peruvian firm adds arbitration practice

Premium article - 14 December 2007

Peruvian firm Berninzon Loret de Mola & Benavides Abogados has absorbed a team from a local litigation and arbitration boutique.

Ecuador partially withdraws from ICSID

Premium article - 14 December 2007

Ecuador has partially withdrawn from the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC, as it threatened.

MCI Power and New Turbine fight on

Premium article - 14 December 2007

Two power companies are seeking partial annulment of an arbitral award that saw their US$75 million claim against Ecuador thrown out.

Wahaha wins round one

Premium article - 14 December 2007

A Chinese arbitration panel has ordered Groupe Danone to stop selling goods under the Wahaha brand.

Jennifer Kirby chooses firm

Premium article - 11 December 2007

The Deputy Secretary General of the ICC, Jennifer Kirby, is joining an English law firm in the new year.