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Swiss authorities have charged Matthew Parish and two other Geneva-based lawyers with fabricating an arbitration as part of an effort to implicate senior Kuwaiti officials in a coup plot and corruption scandal.
03 December 2018
Dual qualified English-German lawyer Anne K Hoffmann has left Clyde & Co in Dubai to establish her own arbitration boutique in the emirate.
29 October 2018
The US Department of Justice has alleged that unnamed law firms representing Venezuela in international arbitrations arranged to pay “kickbacks” to the relative of a Venezuelan government official.
01 August 2018
Sylvia Noury has taken over as London head of international arbitration at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, in the group's second leadership change this year.
01 May 2018
A SIAC tribunal has censured Debevoise & Plimpton and its Texan co-counsel for making misrepresentations in a dispute over the sale of a casino in Laos, it has emerged.
02 February 2018
Third-party funder Burford Capital has hired Vannin Capital senior counsel Jeffery Commission, who was previously at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, as a director in Washington, DC.
15 December 2017
A UK disciplinary body has fined Clifford Chance and a member of its international arbitration practice, Alex Panayides, £50,000 each over their role in a controversial litigation that left a group of third-party funders on the hook for tens of millions in legal costs.
04 December 2017
Belgian arbitrator Hans van Houtte has resigned as president of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague after seven years in the role.
09 June 2017
At an event in Houston, Nigel Blackaby, the Washington, DC-based head of international arbitration at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, reflected on his career in the field and the most rewarding moments of his professional life to date.
12 May 2017
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