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The Vienna International Arbitration Centre has appointed five new members to its board and a new deputy secretary general.
13 December 2022
Werner Melis, founder of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre, has died aged 87.
10 October 2022
A pair of Austrian and Swiss engineering companies are bringing an investment treaty claim against Jordan at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, it has emerged.
05 August 2022
A US appeals court has upheld an Austrian construction company’s €84 million investment treaty award against Libya, rejecting arguments that the tribunal did not issue a final decision and exceeded its powers.
31 May 2022
An ICDR arbitrator has dismissed a claim brought by a California mindfulness meditation company after finding the contract it was brought under bore a fake signature of one of the Austrian respondents.
25 May 2022
A US court has partially enforced an ICC award won by an Austrian pharmaceuticals company against its Taiwanese partner after a €142 million order for damages was set aside in Germany.
22 March 2022
The German Supreme Court has set aside a €140 million damages award against a Taiwanese pharmaceuticals company after finding the ICC tribunal violated its right to be heard – in a fight over a blood cancer drug that has spawned a second ICC case worth US$5 billion and a criminal complaint.
16 February 2022
An Austrian pharmaceuticals company has asked a US court to grant discovery to support criminal allegations that its Taiwanese partner has made fraudulent statements in two ICC arbitrations arising from a multibillion-euro dispute over a blood cancer drug.
20 January 2022
Alice Fremuth-Wolf is stepping down as secretary general of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre after nearly a decade during which she oversaw the institution’s expansion in the Russian market, improvements in arbitrator diversity, and electronic case management during the covid-19 pandemic.
20 October 2021
Nikolaus Pitkowitz and the rest of the 10-strong dispute resolution team at Austrian firm Graf & Pitkowitz are leaving to launch a new law firm.
10 June 2021
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