WASHINGTON, D.C. — Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the addition of New
York partner Henry "Harry" Guy Burnett to the firm's internationally recognized
International Arbitration and Latin America practices.
The former co-head of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP's New York...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — (Mealey’s) The Permanent Court of Arbitration on March 30 issued a partial arbitration award of $700 million for Chevron Corp. and Texaco Petroleum Co. (TexPet), finding that the courts of Ecuador violated international law by delaying ruling on various disputes between...
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With the increasing globalization of the world economy, international arbitration has become the preferred method for resolving disputes...
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 & McKenzie's International Arbitration...
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" law to govern
international contracts, even...
Hill and James
In a decision handed down earlier
today, the UK Supreme Court unanimously allowed the appeal in Jivraj v
Hashwani  UKSC 40, and held that arbitrators are not employees
for the purposes of UK anti-discrimination legislation. The...
By Louis M. Solomon
Dialysis Access Center, LLC, et al.
(DAC) v. RMS Lifeline, Inc. (RMS) ,
No. 10-1872 (1st Cir. Mar. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], includes a step-by-step refresher of the current state...
By: C. Mark Baker , Jeffrey A. Blount , Jie Zhang , Richard Hill and James Rogers
Following the success of Fulbright's
2007 and 2009 China Arbitration Conferences, we held our third China
Arbitration Conference in Beijing this October.
This half-day conference addressed a
By Louis M. Solomon
We recently posted on the peril to the intended confidentiality accorded the arbitration of
international disputes by the necessity of having to file in open court arbitral
awards in order to enforce or challenge them. The issue can be addressed
in a number of ways, two of which...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A U.S. appeals court on
Jan. 17 vacated a district court's confirmation of a $185,285,485.85
arbitration award issued by a foreign tribunal against the Republic of
Argentina and in favor of an English distribution company, finding that the
arbitration panel failed...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A U.S. appeals court on Jan. 17 vacated a district court's confirmation of a $185,285,485.85 arbitration award issued by a foreign tribunal against the Republic of Argentina and in favor of an English distribution company, finding that the arbitration panel failed...
The Fourth Circuit last week affirmed a ruling that an
injured plaintiff had to arbitrate his claims against his employers in the Philippines,
but ruled that the District Court had improperly dismissed his claims for
injunctive relief, in Aggarao
v. MOL Ship Management Co .
Aggarao had suffered...
By Laura Thomson , Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
English Court of Appeal dismisses appeal, upholding injunction of coverage dispute in Brazilian courts because arbitration clause specifying London as the seat of arbitration trumps the policy's controlling law provision.
The English Court...
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 precondition to arbitration has been satisfied ( BG...
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 precondition to arbitration
has been satisfied ...
by Ivars Mēkons
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 of international investment arbitration has grown...
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 of offshore platforms, finding that a Mexican court...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) After finding that arbitrators had the authority to determine whether a precondition to arbitration in an investment dispute was met, the U.S. Supreme Court on March 5 reversed an appeals court ruling that vacated an order confirming a $185,285,485.85 award issued...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 3 denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by the Republic of Argentina, which sought review of a recent Supreme Court ruling that reversed an appellate court decision to vacate an order confirming a $185,285,485.85 international...