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Indonesian court backs arbitration

Premium article - 23 February 2007

The Tangerang District Court in Indonesia has declined jurisdiction over a dispute between an ATM manufacturer and a distributor.

Oreamuno elected to Sanctions Board

Premium article - 23 February 2007

Renowned arbitrator Rodrigo Oreamuno has been appointed to the World Bank Group Sanctions Board.

Eni registers billion dollar claim

Premium article - 23 February 2007

ICSID has registered Eni Dación's claim against the Republic of Venezuela over the nationalisation of the Dación oil field.

Schneider elected at UNCITRAL

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Michael E Schneider, partner at LALIVE Avocats, has been confirmed as president of the working group revising the UNCITRAL arbitration rules.

Turkey escapes damages for lost profits

Premium article - 16 February 2007

The Republic of Turkey has been ordered to pay US$9 million, plus interest and an additional US$4.6 million in costs to US energy company PSEG Global by an ICSID panel.

Vinson & Elkins promotes Powers to partner

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Vinson & Elkins LLP has promoted arbitration specialist Jason Powers to partner in its Houston office.

Venezuelans query process of renegotiation

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Venezuela's government this week signed deals removing the stakes of foreign-firms in two power companies and a telecoms operator.

Bolivian nationalisation rattles Switzerland

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Bolivia's government has seized control of a tin smelter, claiming it was illegally privatised in the 1990s.

ECT award survives

Premium article - 16 February 2007

Sweden's Svea Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of energy company Petrobart. 

LeBoeuf Lamb continues to grow

Premium article - 16 February 2007

DLA Piper's Russia and CIS dispute resolution practice has suffered a blow, after its head joined LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae LLP.