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Egypt wins at ICSID

Premium article - 20 December 2006

Egypt has persuaded a tribunal to dismiss what was originally a US$300 million claim brought against it by US investors - and has recovered some of its legal costs in the process.

Canada signs ICSID convention

Premium article - 18 December 2006

Canada has signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States.

Stikeman Elliot makes Girard partner

Premium article - 18 December 2006

Stikeman Elliot LLP has promoted international arbitration lawyer Patrick Girard to partner in its Montréal office.

Mayer Brown promotes partner in London

Premium article - 18 December 2006

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP has promoted international arbitration specialist Philippa Casey to partner in its London office.

Asia Pacific considers developments in regional arbitration

Premium article - 18 December 2006

The Asia Pacific's only regional arbitration association has held its second meeting in Hong Kong.

Wall moves to Bond Pearce

Premium article - 18 December 2006

Bond Pearce LLP has announced the hire of disputes specialist Jon Wall as a partner. Wall left Norton Rose to join Bond Pearce's Southampton office on 6 December.

Lovells changes its Hungarian affiliate

Premium article - 18 December 2006

Lovells has announced its new formal alliance with Hungarian firm Partos & Noblet. The firm was co-founded by an arbitration specialist.

World's top arbitration practitioners named

Premium article - 18 December 2006

A new edition of The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration has just been released.

Pakistan dispute resolution centre to open

Premium article - 18 December 2006

A new disputes centre is opening in Pakistan. The Karachi Centre for Dispute Resolution will open in January 2007.

LUKOIL wins right to buy shares

Premium article - 08 December 2006

Russia's largest oil company LUKOIL has been awarded the right to buy half of the Turgai joint venture project from PetroKazakhstan.