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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Arnold & Porter 'has a very strong international arbitration practice; the top-notch team's experience and knowledge allows it to advise on complex legal issues and develop comprehensive strategies'. The practice acts in both investor-state and commercial arbitrations; David Reed is 'a hard working and diligent lawyer who is well focused and knowledgeable'; and 'dedicated to his clients'; Patricio Grané Labat is 'an exceptional lawyer, particularly with respect to case management and co-ordinating coherent and effective strategies'; and Dmitri Evseev acts for sovereign states in investor-state arbitrations under various bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty.

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Public international law

Within: Public international law

Arnold & Porter has significant investor-state arbitration expertise, particularly under ICSID Rules as well as UNCITRAL investment treaty arbitrations under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague; and the practice is experienced in acting for sovereign states throughout Latin America, Chile, Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Europe and Central Asia. Its cases also cover a wide variety of industry sectors, particularly energy, mining and banking. The team acted for Turkish energy company, Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim, in its claim against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that the latter violated its obligations under a joint investment treaty in a Pakistan rental power project. Patricio Grané Labat, Dmitri Evseev and David Reed are all highly rated practitioners.

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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?‚Ä©
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