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Steyn now available

Premium article - 09 February 2006

Lord Steyn, who retired from the UK's highest court last year, is back in private practice and available for work.

World Bank job vacant

Premium article - 09 February 2006

Roberto Dañino has resigned as general counsel of the World Bank. It means ICSID has no secretary general.

Shearman loses London specialists

Premium article - 09 February 2006

Shearman & Sterling LLP's London arbitration group is proving vulnerable to rivals, it seems. Two members have now accepted jobs at rival, US-originated firms.

Hogan & Hartson forms Geneva team

Premium article - 09 February 2006

Hogan & Hartson LLP has launched a European arbitration team, by poaching two arbitration specialists from Winston & Strawn LLP.

Thacher Proffitt grows in Mexico

Premium article - 09 February 2006

Thacher Proffitt & Wood has added a Mexican based team to its Latin American arbitration practice.

Lovells loses two

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Howrey LLP has poached Melanie Willems from Lovells, in the UK. Willems, 38, was announced as Howrey’s new face of arbitration in London in late 2005.

CORPORATE COUNSEL, Charles A Beach

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Charles A BeachCompany: Exxon Mobil Corporation Title: Coordinator, corporate litigation Age: 60

TREATY ARBITRATION/INVESTMENT DISPUTES: Treaty claims versus contract claims

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Bayindir v Pakistan has shed more light on the interface between treaty claims and contract claims. Matthew Weiniger, partner, and Matthew Page, associate, at Herbert Smith LLP

NORDIC REGION: Uncertainty created about the place of arbitration

Premium article - 01 February 2006

A recent case – Titan Corporation v Alcatel CIT SA – has taken Swedish law in an unwarranted direction. Robin Oldenstam, partner, and Fredrik Andersson, associate, at Mannheimer Swartling in Stockholm

MONEY COLUMN: The key valuation decisions in CMS v Argentina

Premium article - 01 February 2006

Our special correspondent on damages looks at how the tribunal tackled assessing loss in CMS v Argentina. Mark Kantor, Washington DC-based attorney and GAR editorial board member