Region: United States of America

Quinn Emanuel hires Spanish and Lat Am specialist

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has hired White & Case’s Simón Navarro, a specialist in Spanish and Latin American work, as of counsel in New York.

15 November 2018

Greece faces renewed bid to enforce Olympics award

A US defence contractor has asked a New York court for leave to begin attaching Greece’s US assets to satisfy a €48 million ICC award relating to a project commissioned for the 2004 Olympic Games that has been dogged by allegations of corruption.

14 November 2018

US appeal denied in Czech blood plasma saga

A Liechtenstein company has failed in its latest bid to enforce a US$400 million award against the Czech Republic in the US courts, as its founder pursues a related investment treaty claim worth US$2.5 billion.

07 November 2018

United States

01 November 2018

Toshiba settles with Western Digital

UPDATED Japanese technology maker Toshiba has settled a trio of ICC arbitrations with joint venture partner Western Digital and will proceed with the US$18 billion sale of its flash memory unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital.

15 December 2017

Soros-Steinmetz feud stayed for Guinea arbitration

A US$10 billion action brought against US-Hungarian philanthropist George Soros by Beny Steinmetz Group Resources has been stayed by a New York court pending the outcome of the mining group’s ICSID arbitration against Guinea.

30 November 2017

SIAC gag order does not violate US constitution, court says

“Should a federal court stand idly by when a foreign arbitral commission issues an order restricting the speech of a private party?", asked a Washington, DC court in a judgment on whether a SIAC emergency arbitrator's gag order was unconsitutional. “Actually, yes.”

20 November 2017

International Centre of Dispute Resolution (ICDR)/American Arbitration Association

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

19 November 2017

Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

19 November 2017

GAR Live New York considers the Trump effect

For the first time in over 70 years a New Yorker is president of the United States. Lawyers at GAR Live New York considered if Donald Trump has contributed to a wave of legal nationalism worldwide and created reluctance among some parties to arbitrate in the city.

13 September 2017

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