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MONEY COLUMN: 50/50 split falls within acceptable margin

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A new case confirms that tribunals have a ‘margin of estimation’ on quantum. Mark Kantor, a member of Global Arbitration Review’s editorial board and a Washington, DC attorney reports

MIDDLE EAST: New rules and events galore differentiate 2007

Premium article - 01 July 2007

The first half of 2007 has seen an unusual number of arbitration conferences in Dubai, reports Philip Punwar, a barrister at Al Tamimi & Company in Dubai

INVESTMENT TREATY ARBITRATION: Does it matter where the money comes from?

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The tribunal in Saipem v Bangladesh has accepted jurisdiction. Matthew Weiniger, partner, and Matthew Page, associate of Herbert Smith LLP, explain why

GERMANY: The FAC annual symposium

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The symposium’s theme was ‘Arbitration in Germany – too German or not German enough?’ Karl von Hase, partner at GSK Gassner Stockmann & Kollegen in Dusseldorf, and Dmitry Marenkov, an attorney from Cologne, report

What price accuracy?

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A recent House of Lords decision may be a recipe for delay in arbitrations concerning UK contract law, say Cy Benson, partner, and Nathalie Allen, associate, of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Looking for flaws in the 1996 Act

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A committee has asked thousands of interested parties to critique the English Arbitration Act 1996. Bruce Harris, a well-known arbitrator who chaired the committee, summarises the feedback

New approach creates paradox for US parties

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Recent decisions on section 1782 could put US companies at a disadvantage in international arbitration. Michael Nolan, partner, and Lesley Benn, associate, of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in Washington, DC explain

Expert evidence: The evolution of best practice

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Modern arbitral practice has evolved techniques to improve the taking of testimony on technical issues. The result is new ways to put experts in a crucible. Richard Bamforth, partner, and Ned Beale, associate, of Olswang, and Andrew Grantham, managing director, of AlixPartners report

Bermuda makes waves with IPOC decision

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If the English courts’ power to issue anti-suit injunctions to support arbitration is reduced, London could lose its edge in a key area of commercial law, report Nigel Rawding, partner, and Daniel Kalderimis, senior associate, of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Premium article - 01 July 2007

Choice of seat can be all important when res judicata is being asserted. Samuel Haubold, of Littleton Chambers, explains how a panel in New York and a panel in London could reach diametrically opposed conclusions