September 7, 2016

Jones Swanson, Fishman Haygood collaborate to form new international arbitration practice

NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 7, 2016) – Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison, LLC is pleased to announce its alliance with the New Orleans and Baton Rouge firm of Fishman Haygood to develop a new international arbitration practice. Jones Swanson and Fishman Haygood have collaborated for years on numerous projects. This is the first time, however,…

March 24, 2016

Investor state dispute settlement and the $50 billion case

On July 18, 2014, an arbitral tribunal sitting in The Hague ordered the Russian Federation to pay shareholders of the defunct oil company Yukos an unprecedented sum of damages — $50 billion, plus $60 million in legal fees and costs. One year later, after Russia had made no move…