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ICSID panel chosen in first Chinese claim

Premium article - 09 October 2007

Judd Kessler of the US will chair the first panel to hear an investment treaty arbitration featuring a Chinese company at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC.

LG&E requests new damages

Premium article - 09 October 2007

Claimants in an investment treaty arbitration against Argentina have requested additional damages following a favourable arbitration award.

Gide turns to arbitration partner for leadership

Premium article - 09 October 2007

The head of international arbitration at Gide Loyrette Nouel has been appointed senior partner of the firm.

Inaugural conference held for developing countries

Premium article - 09 October 2007

Investment treaty negotiators from developing countries have met in Singapore to brainstorm ways of improving bilateral investment treaties.

Supreme Court denies Hynix arbitration

Premium article - 09 October 2007

Hynix has failed in its bid to shift a California court case to arbitration.

Young arbitration lawyers head to Germany

Premium article - 09 October 2007

Europe's young arbitration practitioners are gearing up for autumn meeting of the German Institution for Arbitration Below 40.

Harvard class action breaks new ground

Premium article - 05 October 2007

A groundbreaking class action arbitration claim is a step further forward after an arbitral panel found nothing forbidding it in the underlying contract.

Dewey & LeBoeuf add two in DC

Premium article - 05 October 2007

Two arbitration specialists are among the first lateral hires by recently merged firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.

Lalonde partially dissents in Argentina award

Premium article - 05 October 2007

Marc Lalonde QC has written a partial dissent to an award made in favour of Sempra Energy International in its dispute with Argentina.

Veeder reveals secret to his success

Premium article - 05 October 2007

Johnny Veeder QC has shared his secret for breaking into the world of arbitration: "You fail - that's how I did it, anyway".