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Federal Judge Confirms $400 Million ICC Award, Finds Mexican Court Erred
Posted on 3 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) A New York federal judge on Aug. 27 granted a Mexican corporation’s request to confirm an approximately $400 million arbitration award that was issued in its favor in a dispute over contracts for the construction... Read More

Ivars Mēkons on The Crucial Moment for International Investment Law and Arbitration
Posted on 26 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

by Ivars Mēkons Excerpt: Legal practitioners, as well as global corporations have quickly perceived the positive remedial character of bilateral investment treaties (" BITs ") against unfair sovereign conduct by host States. The caseload... Read More

Free Webinar-Drafting an Effective Arbitration Clause: Lessons from International Arbitration Checklists, 2nd Edition, Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:00 PM
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Hear essential highlights from the brand-new second edition of International Arbitration Checklists published by leading international arbitration provider JURIS in this 20-minute Webinar--which will be presented by Grant Hanessian, co-chair of Baker... Read More

Switzerland: Update On Recent Arbitral Developments And Tendencies
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Nicolas Ulmer and Lionel Serex Switzerland has long profited from its status as a small, reliable and neutral country, to be a major venue for international arbitration. In addition, Swiss substantive law is often chosen as a "neutral"... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Precondition to Arbitration Issue
Posted on 12 Jun 2013 by Lisa M. Hickey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 10 granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a U.K. investor in a dispute with the Republic of Argentina over whether courts, rather than arbitrators, should decide whether a... Read More