Premium article - February 29, 2012
Matthew Parish, partner in the Geneva office of Holman Fenwick Willan, considers the explosive growth of the commodities trading and shipping industries in Geneva, and the increasing importance of the city as an arbitration centre to resolve the disputes these businesses generate.
Premium article - January 30, 2012
In its first Dutch seminar, the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum teamed up with Dutch arbitration boutique Conway & Partners and the Permanent Court of Arbitration for an event to consider the recent revisions of the ICC and UNCITRAL arbitration rules and the IBA rules on evidence. Thabiso van den Bosch of Conway & Partners reports on the event last week.
Premium article - January 12, 2012
When it comes to international arbitration, Brazil was a late arrival at the ball - but now she's dancing with everyone, suggested participants at a recent roundtable in São Paulo. Clare Bolton reports on the event, convened by GAR's sister publication, Latin Lawyer.
Premium article - January 05, 2012
Christian Stuerwald, the head of case assessment at Calunius Capital in London and former head of Allianz Litigation Funding's UK office until 2009, and Mick Smith, one of the co-founders of Calunius, consider the ICSID case of Fuchs and Kardassopoulos v Georgia, a rare public example of a funded investment treaty case.