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Law360: International Arbitration

Latest articles for: International Arbitration

Spencer Fane’s Deena Duffy offers tips for identifying accidental privilege waivers based on local and federal rules, and for interpreting recent case law when such rules are unclear.
Posted: June 22, 2021, 5:39 pm
Michelman & Robinson LLP made a recently joined partner, who has more than a decade of experience representing foreign businesses and countries in U.S. litigation, its first ever chair of the firm's cross-border litigation and arbitration practice.
Posted: June 22, 2021, 4:00 pm
An arbitration tribunal has found that GrandVision NV breached its obligations under a planned deal for EssilorLuxottica SA to purchase a majority stake in the optical retailer for €5.46 billion ($6.6 billion), leaving the transaction's fate uncertain.
Posted: June 22, 2021, 3:30 pm
Liang-Ying Tan of Herbert Smith Freehills has helped companies secure claims for hundreds of millions of dollars, recently helping an energy company land a $540 million arbitral award, earning her a spot among international arbitration practitioners under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Posted: June 22, 2021, 3:02 pm
Europe's top court ruled on Tuesday that Venezuela has legal standing to challenge financial sanctions imposed on it by the European Union, saying that the detrimental effect the restrictions have on the country's economy give it a right to judicial review.
Posted: June 22, 2021, 12:59 pm
A proposed code of conduct for investor-state disputes has refocused attention on the practice of arbitrators also acting as counsel, which, despite attracting criticism from lawmakers and practitioners alike, remains common throughout the industry.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:34 pm
A Massachusetts federal judge rejected for now an attempt by Taiwanese pharmaceutical company PharmaEssentia to toss a €140M arbitral award won by Austrian pharmaceutical company AOP Orphan, which the judge said presented a "colorable claim that jurisdiction exists."
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:07 pm
International engineering contractor Symbion Power has asked a New York federal court to toss litigation seeking to enforce a nearly $30 million arbitral award against the U.S. company, saying it's wrongly targeted by the firm pursuing the award because a Tanzanian company is named in the arbitration.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:59 pm
Kate Apostolova of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has led multijurisdictional investor-state disputes, including representing one of the largest Chinese national oil companies in a nearly $500 million dispute, earning her a spot among the top international arbitration practitioners under age 40 honored as Law360 Rising Stars.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:02 pm
As legal proceedings have moved online in light of the pandemic, lawyers may mistakenly believe that recorded Zoom video depositions can be entered as evidence, but without certain safeguards, the testimony is unlikely to be accepted by courts, says Phillip Zisook at Schoenberg Finkel.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 11:57 am