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Tribunal rejects Telenor's claim

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Norway's Telenor Mobile Communications has had its claim against Hungary dismissed by a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. The claim was rejected for lack of jurisdiction. Hungary was also awarded full costs.

Philippines recoils from investor arbitration

Premium article - 06 October 2006

An arbitration mechanism is notably absent from a trade and investment agreement just signed between Japan and the Philippines.

Brazil says mixed-capital firms can arbitrate

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Brazil's Superior Court of Justice has confirmed that state companies can be bound by arbitration clauses.

Indian court clarifies arbitration law

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The Supreme Court in India has upheld an arbitration clause in a contract between a steel company and a transport firm.

New centre opens in Western Australia

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The Western Australian Institute of Dispute Management has opened at Murdoch University in Perth. The institute gives the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration a new facility on the country's west coast.

Böckstiegel lectures on investment disputes

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel delivered the fifth Annual International Arbitration Lecture, entitled, 'Enterprise v State: The new David and Goliath?' on 27 September in Sydney.

Clifford Chance appoints co-head in Asia

Premium article - 06 October 2006

Clifford Chance LLP has announced that partner Ling Ho will become co-head of the dispute resolution team in China. Ling Ho will join current head, Eu Jin Chua.

CAS finds for governing body

Premium article - 06 October 2006

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled against the Barbados Cycling Union, and in favour of the Union Cycliste Internationale. The decision will mean a suspension for local Olympic cycling star Barry Forde.

Ecuador objects to Oxy arbitration claim

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Ecuador's president Alfredo Palacio has opposed US oil company Occidental Petroleum's request for arbitration.

Lamb joins Bird & Bird

Premium article - 22 September 2006

Bird & Bird LLP has bolstered its international arbitration practice, hiring former WilmerHale counsel Sophie Lamb in London.