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Exxon Mobil is awarded US$1.6 billion in ICSID claim against Venezuela to be set off against award in parallel contractual arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • October 16 2014

On 9 October 2014, a tribunal of H.E. Judge Gilbert Guillaume (President), Professor Kaufmann-Kohler and Dr. Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri rendered a final

Negotiating governing law and dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • November 24 2010

When negotiating international commercial contracts, it is important that the parties carefully consider their choice of governing law and dispute resolution clauses and that both are expressly set out in the contract

Churchill Mining v Indonesia: ICSID Tribunal takes cautious approach to request for provisional measure

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • September 30 2014

On July 8, 2014, a tribunal composed of Professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler (President), Michael Hwang S.C., and Professor Albert Jan van den Berg

Breach of fair and equitable treatment standard (ICSID)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • January 16 2014

In Ioan Micula and others v Romania (ICSID Case No. ARB0520), an ICSID tribunal considered whether Romania was in breach of the Sweden-Romania

Investment treaty award annulled for manifest excess of powers in failure to apply BIT defence of necessity

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, Global
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  • October 5 2010

In Sempra Energy International v The Argentine Republic, an ICSID annulment committee granted Argentina's application for annulment

Selecting your mediator and drafting the mediation agreement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • August 11 2014

This is the fourth in our series of ADR practical guides, designed to provide clients with essential practical guidance on various processes falling

ICSID annulment awards: the fourth generation?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • February 18 2011

Christoph Schreuer, a professor at the University of Vienna, has said that there are "three generations of ICSID annulment decisions"

ICSID publishes latest caseload statistics

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • February 13 2014

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has recently released its latest statistics concerning the cases brought under

The relationship between EU law and international investment law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • November 17 2010

In two recent investment treaty decisions - AES v Hungary and Eureko v Slovakia - the tribunals had to consider the relationship between EU law and international investment law and came to slightly different conclusions

ICC publishes report on techniques for controlling time and cost in arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • October 26 2007

As arbitration proceedings have become more complex there has been a concern that the time taken and cost of resolving them has increased dramatically