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A British Virgin Islands commodities firm has won confirmation in Florida federal court of its nearly $188 million arbitral award against a Venezuelan state-owned mining company after it failed to enter an appearance in the case filed late last year.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 10:10 pm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP on Thursday announced the appointment of a new leadership team that includes the London-based law firm's first female senior partner-elect.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 7:02 pm
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned lifetime bans on three Russian biathletes after the women filed appeals contesting their alleged violations of anti-doping rules during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the court announced Thursday.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 6:37 pm
A London judge ordered a British engineering and construction firm to withdraw U.S. litigation seeking to force 10 insurers to cover defense costs for a $1.4 billion cost-overrun suit in Texas, extending his prior anti-suit injunction.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 4:56 pm
Global law firm DWF LLP said Thursday it has snagged three partners and a team of 10 from U.K. insurance dispute resolution specialist Keoghs LLP to open a new office in the southeast English city of Southampton.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 4:00 pm
Best practices that can help litigators write convincing discovery motions include thinking about the audience, addressing a few key questions, and leaving out boilerplate from supporting briefs, says Tom Connally at Hogan Lovells.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 12:34 pm
Global trade in goods fell off between the first and second quarters of 2020 at a rate unseen since the 2008 financial crisis, as countries went into lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19, the World Trade Organization reported Wednesday.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 9:15 pm
A Bolivian investment firm is urging the Tenth Circuit not to put its ruling enforcing a $36 million arbitral award on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court considers the matter, dismissing as "fanciful" a Mexican cement company's hopes that the justices will vacate the decision.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 6:04 pm
An international tribunal will consider as an initial matter whether it has jurisdiction over a $70 million arbitration against Mexico over seized hotel properties that involves claims by six investors with different nationalities under four different treaties.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 5:34 pm
Congress has multiple means to take the politics out of federal judicial nominations and restore the independence of the U.S. Supreme Court — three of which can be implemented without a constitutional amendment, says Franklin Amanat at DiCello Levitt.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 5:20 pm