Region: International

Vinson & Elkins promotes four

Vinson & Elkins has promoted Peter Danysh, Matt Hoffman and Rob Landicho in Houston and Charles Aitchison in London to counsel in its commercial disputes team.

21 January 2022

Three appointments at Three Crowns

Three Crowns has hired Shaparak Saleh from Teynier Pic as partner in the Paris office and promoted Leilah Bruton to the partnership in London – while former US State Department adviser Donald Earl Childress has joined as of counsel in Washington, DC.

14 January 2022

ICSID to table rule changes in the new year

ICSID says there is “growing consensus” on the revamp of its rules, as it publishes further draft provisions on third-party funding, security for costs, publication of submissions and expedited proceedings.

15 November 2021

Gaillard's life celebrated in Paris

Friends and colleagues of Emmanuel Gaillard gathered in Paris recently to celebrate his life and work, at a dazzling event organised by the firm he co-founded shortly before his death.

10 November 2021

Delos unveils major rules update

Delos has made the first significant update to its rules of arbitration, including adding a mechanism allowing award creditors to apply for the publication of a "compliance failure notice" if the award is still unpaid after the time limits for challenging it at the seat have expired.

03 November 2021

Transition trends as we approach "peak oil"

The energy transition away from primary reliance on fossil fuels will change the face of international arbitration, potentially causing greater price volatility, a larger share of the oil and gas market for state-owned energy companies and a rise in disputes over renewables and construction of nuclear power plants, argues Justin Williams, partner and practice head at Akin Gump.

25 October 2021

Fun in store for ICC Court alumni

A new ICC Court Alumni Group will keep former members of the court connected and involve them in planning for the future, mentoring the new generation and fun, it was announced today.

05 October 2021

Milan award survives challenge to ex-colleagues

An Italian court has refused to set aside two ICC awards against a Tecnimont subsidiary because of the failure of two arbitrators to disclose that they formerly worked at the same Swiss law firm – a challenge previously rejected by the ICC Court.

04 October 2021

LCIA adds two to its board

Kate Cervantes-Knox of DLA Piper and Constantine Partasides QC of Three Crowns have been appointed to the LCIA board.

30 September 2021

Climate change: a “strong recipe” for disputes

Panels at Paris Arbitration Week discussed climate change in international arbitration, including shifting energy sources, the impact of net-zero emissions targets and investors’ legitimate expectations.

28 September 2021

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