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K&L Gates to promote Fraport lawyer

K&L Gates to promote Fraport lawyer

Premium article - 13 February 2012

K&L Gates has announced that it will promote Washington, DC-based investment treaty arbitration specialist Lisa Richman to of counsel in March.

Poland sees off Energy Charter Treaty claim

Poland sees off Energy Charter Treaty claim

Premium article - 10 February 2012

A tribunal chaired by Swiss arbitrator Pierre Tercier has dismissed claims brought by a Cypriot company against Poland in an arbitration over a penalty imposed on the state for failing to stockpile fuel reserves.

PARIS: Making mediation happen

PARIS: Making mediation happen

Premium article - 10 February 2012

Calliope Sudborough, deputy manager at the ICC International Centre for ADR, and Ben Moss, deputy counsel at the ICC International Court of Arbitration, report on the ICC's third international mediation conference in Paris, which explored the challenges users and their counsel face.

Tomka elected ICJ president

Tomka elected ICJ president

Premium article - 10 February 2012

Slovakian arbitrator Peter Tomka has been appointed president of the International Court of Justice, succeeding Hisashi Owada of Japan.

Old names and new on updated ICSID roster

Old names and new on updated ICSID roster

Premium article - 10 February 2012

Eleven states have made designations to ICSID’s panels of arbitrators and conciliators over the past year, it has emerged.

Texan team takes home mediation prize

Texan team takes home mediation prize

Premium article - 10 February 2012

A team from South Texas College of Law has won this year’s ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris, beating Bar Ilan Unviersity from Israel.

ICC Court to open in US

ICC Court to open in US

Premium article - 09 February 2012

The secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration is to open an office in New York, to add to its existing overseas offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Horrigan to join Herbert Smith

Horrigan to join Herbert Smith

Premium article - 09 February 2012

After 17 years at Salans, the firm’s China-based co-head of international arbitration, Brenda Horrigan, is moving to Herbert Smith.

HONG KONG: Looking back at the Year of the Rabbit

HONG KONG: Looking back at the Year of the Rabbit

Premium article - 09 February 2012

As China ushered in the Year of the Dragon, the HK45 young practitioners group looked back at the Year of the Rabbit and some of the key arbitration-related decisions of the Hong Kong courts. Ula Cartwright-Finch, an associate at Herbert Smith in Hong Kong, reports.

Gold mining arbitration gets under way in Geneva

Gold mining arbitration gets under way in Geneva

Premium article - 08 February 2012

Uzbekistan today faced the first hearing of a US$400 million compensation claim brought by UK mining company Oxus Gold, which is being arbitrated by Pierre Tercier, Marc Lalonde and Brigitte Stern.