Region: International

"Succession"-inspired Praelium raises interim measures issue

At this year's David D Caron Praelium hosted by Three Crowns and two leading law schools, Angeline Welsh and Doak Bishop argued a fictional case study inspired by the hit HBO series "Succession" that raised the issue of when an arbitral tribunal can and should grant a party's request for permission to seek interim measures from an English court in support of arbitration.

06 December 2022

Law firms launch business and human rights group

Twenty-two law firms have formed an association to support lawyers advising clients on human rights issues relating to their business, including by promoting arbitration as a means of resolving human rights disputes.

29 November 2022

Lord Hoffmann criticises Enka in Gaillard Lecture

In a lecture in Paris in honour of the late Emmanuel Gaillard, Lord Hoffmann has criticised the "rabbit-out-of-a-hat" reasoning of the UK Supreme Court in Enka v Chubb, suggesting that it will give rise to "dirty tricks" and needs to be addressed in the current reform of the 1996 English Arbitration Act.

28 November 2022

Who’s Who Legal launches biggest ever arbitration rankings

GAR’s sister publication Who’s Who Legal will tomorrow publish its most comprehensive research to date on the leading international arbitration practitioners in the market.

28 November 2022

Mayer Brown promotes and recruits

Mayer Brown has promoted three new partners in Hong Kong and London and a counsel in Dubai, also recruiting a new counsel in Singapore.

23 November 2022

"The usual suspects": survey looks at arbitrator selection

Cortex Capital, a consultancy that applies psychology and neuroscience to business and law, is inviting arbitration users to take part in a survey about their decision-making when selecting arbitrators.

23 November 2022

Mishcon hires from Eversheds

Greg Falkof has left Eversheds Sutherland after 13 years to join Mishcon de Reya’s international arbitration practice in London.

21 November 2022

Dutch court enforces Iraqi sea wall award

The Hague Court of Appeal has enforced a US$105 million ICC award against an Iraqi state entity over the construction of the longest sea wall in the world, after rejecting its state immunity defence.

21 November 2022

Gibson Dunn promotes three to partner

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has promoted Charline Yim in New York, Nooree Moola in Dubai and Piers Plumptre in London to the partnership.

16 November 2022

UN backs call for war claims mechanism against Russia

The United Nations General Assembly has recognised the need for an international mechanism to seek reparations from Russia for its war in Ukraine, while recommending the creation of a register of damage to substantiate future claims.

15 November 2022

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