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The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Ukraine can defend its non-payment of a US$3 billion Eurobond debt to Russia at a full trial, but only on limited grounds of duress.
16 March 2023
Catherine Amirfar and Annette Magnusson are to chair a high-level ICCA panel that will develop and promote a draft annex on conciliation of disputes for the Paris Agreement and its parent treaty, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
24 February 2023
A London event hosted by McNair International reviewed the key decisions of 2022 concerning the English Arbitration Act 1996, investment treaty disputes, and public international law before the English courts. James McGlaughlin of McNair international and Charles Enderby Smith of Carter-Ruck report.
07 February 2023
An arbitral tribunal tasked with resolving a dispute between Pakistan and India over two hydroelectric power plants has had its first meeting in The Hague – but India has refused to participate, arguing the matter should be resolved through an alternative process under the same treaty.
06 February 2023
To mark its centenary, the American Branch of the International Law Association hosted a weekend on what to expect in the next 100 years of international law.
06 February 2023
UPDATED WITH CAST LIST: Croatia says it has defeated a €230 million claim brought by a Canadian real estate investor who sought to invoke a treaty on issues of state succession – as the state gears up for a new arbitration with Hungarian oil and gas group MOL.
17 November 2022
Ukraine is petitioning the United Nations to create a commission to resolve claims against Russia for financial damages arising out of the war – amid speculation that some US$300 billion in frozen Russian central bank assets could be targeted for enforcement.
10 October 2022
Debevoise & Plimpton partner Catherine Amirfar used a keynote address at GAR Live Vienna to defend international law’s role in "ordering a disordered world” – arguing that while it is no panacea as the war in Ukraine illustrates, we shouldn’t lose sight of its importance in maintaining peace and security.
01 June 2022
In the first McNair Lecture in London, Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf of the International Court of Justice explained why international law matters, highlighting its impact on daily life, and arguing that is no longer true that "in times of war, law falls silent".
26 May 2022
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is advising Ukraine on a European Court of Human Rights claim against Russia over its “unprovoked, unjustified and unlawful acts of aggression”.
22 March 2022
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