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United States: Supreme court rebuffs challenge to A clause

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The Supreme Court recently clarified an aspect of the Federal Arbitration Act. José Astigarraga, GAR editorial board member, and Douglas Giuliano of Astigarraga Davis report on a decision that supports arbitration clauses

Treaty arbitration and Investment disputes: same facts, different outcomes

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Matthew Weiniger (partner) and Matthew Page (associate) from Herbert Smith look at the problem of ‘contradictory’ results

The Money Column: Evaluating the CMS valuation, part two

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Mark Kantor, Washington, DC-based attorney and GAR editorial board member, completes his review of the damages assessment in CMS v Argentina

Middle East: Branch of chartered institute opens; civil procedure amended

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Our Middle East special correspondent reports on two developments in the region. Philip Punwar, barrister and chartered arbitrator at Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai

Latin America: Panel splits in Aguas del Tunari

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Our special correspondent on Latin America reports on the divided decision on jurisdiction in Aguas del Tunari v Republic of Bolivia. Sylvia Noury, senior arbitration associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London

Central Europe: Czech Arbitration court given domain name role

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Our Czech correspondent reports on a new way of resolving domain name disputes. Vít Horacek, attorney and arbitrator, at Glatzová & Co

Asia: Malaysia adopts new law

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Malaysia has reformed its arbitration act. GAR commissioned Lovells associate Ping Kit Loh to report

Africa: Is arbitration racist?

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Des Williams chairman of Werksmans Inc in Sandton reports on a threat to the use of arbitration in South Africa

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation

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‘The more I train the luckier I get,’ as the saying goes. Melanie Willems and Mark Wegener, partners at Howrey LLP, explain how good advocacy usually follows from paying attention to detail

Costs - the sting in the tail

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The question of costs has a lower profile than some parts of the arbitral process, but is of no less importance to parties. Klaus Reichert, barrister in Dublin and at Littleton Chambers in London, and James Hope, solicitor-advocate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, review the treatment of costs in key rules and laws, and then discuss ways in which costs can be used to police the parties’ conduct. They conclude by proposing a model procedure for dealing with costs