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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.

ICSID retains jurisdiction over Egypt

Premium article - 30 June 2006

The International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes - ICSID - has retained jurisdiction over a dispute between two Belgian dredging companies and the Egyptian government.

Paulsson accepts Dundee chair

Premium article - 30 June 2006

Jan Paulsson has become professor of International Investment Law at the University of Dundee.

NautaDutilh grows in Rotterdam

Premium article - 30 June 2006

Dutch firm NautaDutilh has boosted its arbitration practice, hiring partner Gerard Meijer from rivals De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.

Mexican salvage arbitration begins

Premium article - 30 June 2006

Arbitration proceedings have begun in London to determine payments for one of the largest commercial salvage operations in maritime history.

Cemex to end ICSID claim against Indonesia

Premium article - 30 June 2006

The world's third largest cement manufacturer, Cemex SA, is poised to cancel a US$400m arbitration claim against the Indonesian government.

US appoints China-trade counsel

Premium article - 30 June 2006

A partner at Arnold & Porter LLP has become the US Trade Representative's chief counsel for China.