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Arnold & Porter stands out in investor-state arbitration representing sovereign states; the Dominican Republic, Chile, Peru and Panama are on its impressive client list. In 2017, Washington DC-based Paolo Di Rosa, together with the London-based Patricio Grané Labat and Dmitri Evseev, represented the Republic of Costa Rica in response to an investment arbitration filed by Infinito Gold, seeking $321m in connection with the revocation of exploration permits and an exploitation concession for a gold mine. Labat is acting for the Republic of Peru, as respondent, in an investment arbitration initiated by Odebrecht Latinvest and Odebrecht Latin Finance, relating to a multimillion-dollar dispute in the gas transportation sector. The team also handles commercial arbitration, and recently advised on a transport-related ICC contractual case in Colombia. Within the 15-partner team, Whitney Debevoise, Gaela Gehring Flores and recently promoted partner Mallory Silberman are also names to note.

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Paolo Di Rosa - Arnold & Porter

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Arnold & Porter stands out for its track record in acting for sovereign states in investment arbitrations. Head of the global international arbitration group Paolo Di Rosa represented the Republic of Korea in $4.4bn claims relating to allegations of regulatory obstruction by Korean banking authorities concerning Lone Star’s attempt to sell its interest in a leading Korean bank. Whitney Debevoise is representing the Republic of the Philippines in an approximately $2.8bn investor-state treaty dispute brought by Shell Philippines Exploration. It also represented Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim in a $1.8bn ICSID arbitration against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Gaela Gehring Flores and Houston office team head Thad Dameris are additional key contacts. Former deputy general counsel at the US Environmental Protection Agency Ethan Shenkman joined the firm in 2017, while Anton Ware has relocated to the firm’s Shanghai office. Individuals mentioned are based in Washington DC unless otherwise stated. In May 2018, Maria Chedid re-joined the firm’s San Francisco office from Baker McKenzie LLP.

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  • The role of arbitrators in EU antitrust law

    In May 2014, it will be ten years since Regulation No 1/2003 entered into force. When the legislator of the European Union adopted this Regulation on 16 December 2002, its main objective was to decentralise the enforcement of the two main provisions of EU antitrust law, Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty establishing the European Community (now Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)). Where do the arbitrators fit in this picture?

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