Post-Hearing Issues In International Arbitration - Chapter 6 - The “Minimalist” and “Maximalist” Approach to Reviewing Competition Law Awards: A Never- Ending Saga Revisted or the Middle Way at Last?

Gordon Blanke
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60 pages
September, 2013
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Gordon Blanke is a Counsel with the International Arbitration Group of Baker & McKenzie.Habib Al Mulla & Co, Dubai, UAE. He has wideranging experience in all types of international commercial arbitration, having acted as arbitrator and advising counsel under most leading institutional arbitration rules (including the ICC, LCIA, DIAC, ADCCAC and JAMS arbitration rules) and ad hoc in arbitrations seated in the US, Europe and the Middle East in relation to a variety of industry sectors, including private equity, banking and finance, international franchising, project development, construction/real estate etc. In his younger years, Gordon also served a stage with the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris, France. Gordon has relevant antitrust law experience, having worked with various international law firms and advised clients and the UAE Ministry of the Economy on discrete issues of antitrust of relevance in the UAE. He has further served a training period with the late Merger Task Force of the Directorate-General of Competition of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, and has trained with the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Gordon is a former member of the late ICC Task Force for Arbitrating Competition Law Issues and co-author of the ICC Best Practice Note on the European Commission Acting as Amicus Curiae in International Arbitration Proceedings. Gordon is a regular contributor to a number of international arbitration journals and has published and co-edited several books on international arbitration and antitrust law including in particular The Use and Utility of International Arbitration in EC Commission Merger Remedies (Europa Law Publishing, 2006) and EU and US Antitrust Arbitration: A Handbook for Practitioners (Kluwer Law International, 2011). Gordon is on the editorial board of Arbitration, the Journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and of International Commercial Arbitration Review, published in association with the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Moscow. He is co-editor of the Global Competition Litigation Review, including its Arbitration and ADR section, and book review editor of European Competition Law Review. Gordon is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on international arbitration worldwide. Gordon is fluent in English, German, French and Spanish.