Topic: Tribunal appointments

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Australian barrister Allan Myers KC, Canadian investment law specialist Todd Weiler and the UK’s Robert Anderson KC have received first-time appointments in the latest round of panels formed at ICSID.

24 November 2022

Dos Santos loses final appeal over telecoms award

A company owned by Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos has lost a final appeal in the French courts relating to a US$646 million award, failing on arguments that the ICC was wrong to appoint all five members of the tribunal itself or that an arbitrator failed to disclose potential conflicts.

15 November 2022

Peter removed from Venezuela panel

Venezuela has successfully challenged Wolfgang Peter as arbitrator in an investment treaty case after raising concerns he could be influenced by the views of his Peter & Kim colleague Pierre Tercier in a similar dispute.

12 October 2022

Who is sitting at ICSID?

The latest round of panels formed at ICSID includes double appointments for Canadian arbitrators Stephen Drymer and Henri Alvarez and academics Stephan Schill of Germany and John Crook of the US.

27 September 2022

Who is sitting at ICSID?

There have been 12 new panels formed at ICSID in the past nine weeks, including first-time appointments for Michael Chertoff of the US, Japan’s Yoshimi Ohara, Argentina’s Ignacio Torterola, Peruvian Carlos Paitan Contreras and France’s Jane Willems.

25 July 2022

UK court rules on what makes a valid arbitrator appointment

A recent judgment of the English High Court considered what is required to validly appoint an arbitrator under the 1996 Arbitration Act, calling for a broad, non-technical and pragmatic approach to the question.

14 July 2022

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Nine new tribunals have been formed at ICSID in recent weeks, with first time appointments for five arbitrators including Dechert partner Erica Stein and Ferrere disputes head Sandra González.

23 May 2022

Korean arbitrator quits Conoco panel over counsel work

South Korean arbitrator Kap-You (Kevin) Kim has resigned from an ICSID committee hearing Venezuela’s bid to annul a US$9 billion award held by ConocoPhillips after disclosing that he is working alongside the US oil company’s counsel in an unrelated case.

23 March 2022

Who is sitting at ICSID?

New panels have been formed in recent weeks for nine ICSID cases, including the first-known investment treaty arbitration against Cambodia, the centre’s first case against Malta and one of the first renewables claims against Ukraine.

07 February 2022

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Ten new panels have formed at ICSID in recent weeks, including first-time appointments for Dame Elizabeth Gloster, Achille Ngwanza, Franz Stirnimann Fuentes, Mélanie Riofrio Piché and Tina Cicchetti.

16 December 2021

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