Region: Japan

Samsung and Inpex in showdown over Australian offshore facility

The cast list has emerged for a US$600 million ICC case between South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and a Japanese oil company over what is said to be the world’s largest floating offshore gas processing unit, based off the Australian coast.

23 July 2021

CAS names lords of the rings

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced the arbitrators who will hear disputes and doping cases arising during the Tokyo Olympics.

15 July 2021

Japanese firm names first foreign disputes partner

One of Japan’s largest law firms, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, has promoted US national and former Freshfields lawyer Daniel Allen to the partnership in Tokyo – making him the firm’s first foreign international arbitration partner.

29 April 2021

Freshfields promotes in Tokyo and New York

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Joaquin (Jack) Terceño and David Livshiz – who both joined the firm from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton – to the partnership in Tokyo and New York respectively.

14 April 2021

Silicon plant owner wins partial set-aside in Singapore

A Singapore court has ruled that the owner of a polysilicon plant was denied a fair chance to respond to a “completely new defence” to an ICC claim for delay damages, which led to a US$15 million reduction in the amount it was awarded.

09 February 2021


Featured in The Guide to M&A Arbitration - Third Edition

20 January 2021

DLA hires Japan disputes head from Quinn Emanuel

Tony Andriotis has left the partnership at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to join DLA Piper and lead its international arbitration practice in Japan.

15 January 2021


Featured in The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2021

11 June 2020

Japan Sports Arbitration Agency

27 January 2020

Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center (JIPAC)

27 January 2020

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