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Pakistan dispute resolution centre to open

Premium article - 18 December 2006

A new disputes centre is opening in Pakistan. The Karachi Centre for Dispute Resolution will open in January 2007.

LUKOIL wins right to buy shares

Premium article - 08 December 2006

Russia's largest oil company LUKOIL has been awarded the right to buy half of the Turgai joint venture project from PetroKazakhstan.

Uzbekistan court queries treaty consent

Premium article - 08 December 2006

An Uzbek court's ruling on the law protecting the rights of foreign investors has thrown the statute's provision for investor arbitration into doubt.

Indian airlines fight over failed takeover

Premium article - 08 December 2006

An Indian company Sahara India Pariwar has asked the London Court of International Arbitration to uphold a merger agreement.

IBA sub-committee appoints new chairs

Premium article - 08 December 2006

The investment treaty arbitration sub-committee has appointed Kaj Hobér as chair and Abby Cohen Smutny as vice-chair.

Argentina challenges arbitrator again

Premium article - 08 December 2006

The Republic of Argentina has filed a request asking for the removal of Chilean arbitrator Jaime Irarrázabal Covarrubias for a lack of impartiality.

Registration for DC summer school now open

Premium article - 08 December 2006

Registration for the American University Washington College of Law's international commercial arbitration summer session is now open.

Canada and Peru sign BIT

Premium article - 08 December 2006

Canada and Peru have signed a bilateral investment treaty. This is Canada's first treaty in eight years.

Borda & Quintana hires arbitration partner

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Mexican energy and telecoms boutique Borda y Quintana SC has appointed Julian Treviño as a partner. The arbitration specialist joined the firm on 1 November

Cleary Gottlieb makes Emanuele partner

Premium article - 01 December 2006

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has promoted international arbitration specialist Ferdinando Emanuele to partner in its Rome office. Emanuele is one of 14 promotions, which will start on 1 January 2007