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Hopes that the US Supreme Court might soon rule on the availability of discovery for foreign commercial arbitration have been revived thanks to a petition by a German-owned car parts company in a dispute over a billion-dollar M&A.
23 September 2021
Robert Whitener has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to join Greenberg Traurig as partner in Berlin.
15 September 2021
Thomas Weimann, a former co-head of German disputes at Herbert Smith Freehills, is joining Jones Day in Düsseldorf – the second German partner hire the firm has made in recent months.
06 August 2021
Tim Rauschning, who represented Sweden’s Vattenfall in its almost €6 billion ICSID claim against Germany over the country’s phase-out of nuclear energy, has been promoted to counsel at Luther in Hamburg.
23 July 2021
A German arbitrator whose failure to disclose a conflict of interests led to the annulment of an ICC award can be sued in France, the Paris Court of Appeal has ruled.
24 June 2021
The Netherlands has asked a German court to declare that two Energy Charter Treaty claims brought against it by German energy companies are inadmissible in light of the Achmea decision.
18 May 2021
A Dublin-based renewable energy company has become the second investor to launch an ICSID claim against Germany over legislative changes that disrupted plans to develop wind projects in the North Sea.
17 May 2021
Amy Kläsener has left her role as Dentons’ head of arbitration in Germany to join Jones Day in Frankfurt.
11 May 2021
US energy services group Baker Hughes has settled a €142 million dispute over alleged equipment defects at a complex of gas storage caverns in Germany – which gave rise to two DIS arbitrations, a lawsuit in Houston and a discovery bid in Delaware.
06 May 2021
Spain has applied to annul a €28 million Energy Charter Treaty award won by German power utility RWE Innogy over the state’s changes to its renewable energy subsidy regime.
21 April 2021
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