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Panama plans ADR facelift

Premium article - 20 July 2007

Panama is boosting its credentials as a centre for international alternative dispute resolution by launching two institutions devoted to arbitration.

Duane Morris makes arbitration part of recipe

Premium article - 20 July 2007

US firm Duane Morris LLP has launched an office in Hanoi with the hire of an infrastructure and arbitration partner among the start-up team.

July - August news service schedule

Premium article - 20 July 2007

There will be no Global Arbitration Review news service next week. Updates will resume from 31 July. Please continue to send leads to editorial@globalarbitrationreview.com

Chile and Korea appoint new ICC Court members

Premium article - 20 July 2007

The International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration has appointed two new members of the court.

US introduces new standard for arbitrator bias

Premium article - 19 July 2007

A US court of appeal has vacated an arbitral award on the grounds of perceived arbitrator bias.

Women in Arbitration - reminder

Premium article - 18 July 2007

Global Arbitration Review would like to remind readers to complete a questionnaire on women in international arbitration. Those who respond may be featured in a report, 'Women in Arbitration', that will appear in the next edition of the magazine.

Panama ratifies FTA

Premium article - 18 July 2007

Panama has ratified a free trade agreement with the US on 11 July. The agreement provides investors with access to two flavours of international arbitration.

US think tanks criticise ICSID

Premium article - 18 July 2007

A study criticising ICSID, bilateral investment treaties, and alleging bias in favour of global corporations has been released.

Herbert Smith examines in-house use of ADR

Premium article - 18 July 2007

Herbert Smith LLP is launching a research study on the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms by in-house counsel.

AAA focuses on electronic discovery

Premium article - 18 July 2007

The American Arbitration Association has a new task force on the exchange of documentary and electronic materials. Its objective is to seek consensus over document disclosure practices and ways in which tribunals deal with electronic discovery.