Premium article - December 16, 2011
In his last dispatch, the president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Doug Jones, a partner at Clayton Utz in Sydney, describes seeing his presidency to completion in Australia, Ireland and the UK.
Premium article - December 15, 2011
Jeffrey Golden and Gerard Meijer speak to Alison Ross about their plans for a new institution in The Hague to resolve high-value disputes in the financial markets, drawing on the expertise of derivatives and arbitration specialists.
Premium article - December 07, 2011
London-listed Churchill Mining is threatening ICSID arbitration against Indonesia over the revocation of its licences to exploit a coal reserve on the island of Borneo, as the Supreme Court in Jakarta continues to consider the matter.
Premium article - November 17, 2011
Simon Nesbitt and Michael Darowski, partner and senior associate at Hogan Lovells in London, consider the findings of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' recent costs survey and ask whether institutional transparency could help keep costs down.
Premium article - November 10, 2011
The president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a partner at Clayton Utz in Sydney, Doug Jones, reports on a month on the move in London, New York, Beijing and Dubai.
Premium article - November 05, 2011
Phillip Spencer Ashley and Ben Holland of CMS Cameron McKenna consider why parties include gas price review provisions that allow arbitrators to rewrite huge commercially negotiated bargains. And do such price review arbitrations have a future in a liberalised market?
Premium article - October 26, 2011
Adam Raviv, counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr in Washington, DC, argues that dispositive motions such as those seen in the US and English courts would be workable, enforceable and beneficial in international arbitration - and proposes some rule changes to accommodate them.
Premium article - October 18, 2011
The organiser of a summit at the European Forum for New Ideas and president of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration in Warsaw, Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, tells Alison Ross about the event and what will happen now.
Premium article - October 17, 2011
Leading French arbitrator and academic Emmanuel Gaillard has warned that the European Commission plans to kill off intra-EU bilateral investment treaties by first abolishing the survival clauses in the current treaties - with potentially dire consequences for Europe.
Premium article - October 10, 2011
A summit at the European Forum for New Ideas in Poland considered the future of international arbitration in Europe, including such questions as whether Europe should have its own ICSID and whether tribunals should have the power to submit questions of law to the European Court of Justice.