Herbert Smith Freehills’ global arbitration practice ranked fifth in the world

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices, with Herbert Smith Freehills ranked fifth in the world. The firm’s GAR 30 ranking appears in the 17th Edition of the GAR 100, which was revealed last night at the annual GAR Awards ceremony at the Hôtel Du Collectionneur … Read more

ICSID Releases Latest Caseload Statistics for FY2022

On 4 August 2022, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) released its latest Annual Report for FY2022. We discuss the report in our new blog piece, published on our Public International Law blog here. Read more

ECUADOR IS NOW OFFICIALLY A CONTRACTING STATE OF THE ICSID CONVENTION

On June 30, 2021, Ecuador’s Constitutional Court (Constitutional Court) held that President Guillermo Lasso had the power to ratify the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention) without the approval of Ecuador’s National Assembly (the Decision).[1] The Constitutional Court also held that the ratification of the … Read more