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ICC announces a new expedited procedure to come into force March 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • November 16 2016

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced changes to its Rules of Arbitration (ICC Rules) which will come into force on 1 March 2017

Negotiating governing law and dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • 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

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"

Myanmar investment guide - April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

After gaining its independence from the British in 1948, Myanmar1 entered a period of armed conflict and political instability. Following a

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

Selecting your mediator and drafting the mediation agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • 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

The new ICC Arbitration Rules: promoting a modern view of international arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • October 24 2011

On 12 September 2011, the International Chamber of Commerce officially unveiled its new Arbitration Rules, which come into force on 1 January 2012

ICSID - tribunal in Plama v Bulgaria finds no ECT protection for fraudulent investors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Bulgaria, Global
  • November 13 2008

A tribunal of distinguished arbitrators, under the auspices of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), recently dismissed all claims brought by Plama Consortium Limited (Plama) against Bulgaria under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT

Expropriation through taxation in which circumstances might there be a remedy under international investment law?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global
  • August 6 2012

The latest chapter in the Yukos saga has just been written

The draft DIAC rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, Global
  • November 2 2016

Following changes brought in by a number of other arbitral institutions including the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, the Dubai International