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Thomas R. Stiebel of McCracken & Frank Appointed to Chinese Arbitration Panel

CHICAGO – McCracken & Frank LLP partner Thomas R. Stiebel was appointed to the Panel of Arbitrators of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). Also known as the Arbitration Court of the China Chamber of International...

Robert Feinschreiber, Margaret Kent, and Paul E. M
Arbitration Use in International Tax Treaties

While arbitration has traditionally been considered primarily an instrument to resolve private sector commercial disputes, it has been gaining ground with certain public sector institutions as well. In recent years, there has been explosive growth in...

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Paul E. Mason
Mason on Societe SNF - SAS v. Chambre de Commerce International

In Société SNF - SAS v. Chambre de Commerce International, the Paris Tribunal de Grandes Instances confronted the question of which set of rules of the arbitral institution are applicable (those in effect at the time the business agreement...

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Paul E. Mason
Mason on Premium Nafta Products Limited v. Fili Shipping Company Limited

Premium Nafta Products Ltd. v. Fili Shipping Co. Ltd. is a seminal decision by the United Kingdom's highest court, the House of Lords, that seeks to widen the straits that had narrowed the role of arbitrators and independence of arbitration clauses...

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Jonathan Drimmer
FREE DOWNLOAD: Drimmer on Khulumani v. Barclay Nat'l Bank, LTD.

The recent decision in Khulumani v. Barclay Nat'l Bank, LTD, 2007 U.S. App. Lexis 24370 (Oct. 12, 2007), underscores the need for multinational corporations and their executive officers to focus closely on Alien Tort Claims Act-compliance issues....

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International & Foreign Law Community Staff
Counsel To Counsel Best Practice Forum To Be Held By Martindale-Hubbell In Philadelphia on Regulatory Compliance May 7

On May 7, 2008, Martindale-Hubbell will hold a Counsel to Counsel Best Practice Forum entitled Facing Regulators at Home and Abroad . Hosted by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC , Clifford Chance US LLP , and Patton Boggs LLP , the session will be held...