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Sidley Austin sends specialist east

Premium article - 28 July 2006

Allen Kim, partner at Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, has relocated to the firm's Hong Kong office. Kim, who is Korean-American, has practised law for more than 15 years in the US.

Clyde & Co heads stateside

Premium article - 28 July 2006

UK law firm Clyde & Co LLP has launched two offices in New York and Los Angeles, with an eye on expanding its arbitration practice in the near future.

Schwebel case takes a twist

Premium article - 14 July 2006

Poland will have another bite at the recusal of Stephen M Schwebel, from a treaty arbitration panel, later this year. A Belgian court has told Poland's legal team that it may return on 3 November with additional arguments.

Tennis star wins CAS reprieve

Premium article - 14 July 2006

A top Argentine tennis player has had his record eight-year doping ban slashed to just two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Kyrgyz mining dispute heads to arbitration

Premium article - 14 July 2006

A long-running row between a British gold mining company and the government of Kyrgyzstan is set to go to arbitration.

Loyens snaps up specialist from Dutch rival

Premium article - 14 July 2006

Belgian firm Loyens & Loeff has boosted its corporate and arbitration practice, hiring Peter Callens from Nauta Dutilh.

CAS throws out rising star's doping appeal

Premium article - 14 July 2006

The Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne has thrown out Bulgarian tennis star Sesil Karatantcheva's appeal against a two-year doping suspension.

A&O boosts Paris practice

Premium article - 14 July 2006

Laurent Gouiffès, counsel at Allen & Overy LLP, has moved to the UK firm's Paris office.

Arbitration specialists celebrated by newspaper

Premium article - 14 July 2006

Two US arbitration specialists have been selected in a survey of the country's most influential lawyers compiled by the National Law Journal, an American legal newspaper.

Palacio told to review ICSID

Premium article - 30 June 2006

Ana Palacio has been appointed general counsel of the World Bank. One of her first tasks will be to conduct a strategic review of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes.