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Ecuadorian Bill for the Enforcement of Awards and Judgments: will recent developments give the bill further impetus?

The Bill for the Enforcement of Awards and Judgments was introduced into the National Assembly of Ecuador in December 2013, against the backdrop of the ongoing dispute between Chevron and Ecuador which is playing out in a number of fora. … Continue reading

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The US Supreme Court decides BG v Argentina – right place, wrong road?

In a 7-2 majority decision on 5 March 2014, the United States Supreme Court has reinstated BG Group (BG)’s US$185 million arbitral award against Argentina.[1] The Supreme Court sought to clarify the delineation between “procedural” and “substantive” arbitrability issues in … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills contributes to Transnational Dispute Management’s (TDM) 10th Aniversary Issue

September saw the release of TDM Journal’s special aniversary issue: Ten Years of TDM. The TDM Journal is a comprehensive and innovative journal comprising contributions from well-known arbitration practitioners on the management of international disputes with a focus on the rapidly evolving area … Continue reading

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The TDM article by Larry Shore and Amal Bouchenaki has been cited by BG in its Supplemental brief for the Petitioner dated 21 May 2013 in support of its petition for writ of certiorari to the US Supreme Court in BG … Continue reading

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Cert petition in the BG v Argentina case: No support from the US Solicitor General

In the latest development in Argentina’s challenge of the BG Group v Argentina arbitral award, the United States Solicitor General (“SG“) has argued that the United States Supreme Court should deny BG Group’s petition for a writ of certiorari (the … Continue reading

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Third time lucky for Argentina as tribunal rules MFN clause does not extend to dispute resolution

In ICS Inspection and Control Services Limited (United Kingdom) v The Argentine Republic (PCA Case No. 2010-9), a tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has held that a requirement in the Argentina-UK BIT to first submit … Continue reading

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