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管理与“一带一路”机遇相随的风险
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 PM
中国提出的“一带一路”倡议是一个高瞻远瞩的政策计划旨在通过丝绸之路经济带和21世纪海上丝绸之路沿线五大线路

在中国承认和执行外国仲裁裁决现实与预期
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 PM
一带一路”战略很可能大幅推动中国企业对外投资对这些企业及其“一带一路”投资中的交易对手来说

Arbitration: in pursuit of contractual freedom rather than its limitation
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 PM
The notion of contractual freedom has long been recognised in the entrenchment of the principle that agreements should be honoured. In this context

Want to Limit an Arbitrator’s Ability to Modify a Disciplinary Decision? Bargaining For It is the Best Bet!
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 PM
Last week, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision emphasizing the power of an arbitrator to amend an employer’s disciplinary decision where the CBA

与中国国际经济贸易仲裁委员会秘书长王文英博士和香港国际仲裁中心秘书长Sarah Grimmer对话一带一路
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 PM
王文英博士和Sarah Grimmer就一带一路倡议交换意见包括该倡议将如何影响香港仲裁

Can NEC3 compensation events be assessed by reference to actual cost incurred?
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 PM
In 2014, the High Court and Appeal Court of Northern Ireland considered one of very few cases where an NEC3 contract was the underlying contract at

Supreme Court Rules against Litigation Funding in Ireland in Persona
Monday, May 22, 2017 8:00 PM
The Supreme Court has delivered its much anticipated judgment in Persona Digital Telephony Ltd and another v The Minister for Public Enterprise and

Is the recently signed Morocco-Nigeria BIT a step towards a more balanced form of intra-African investor protection?
Monday, May 22, 2017 8:00 PM
On 3 December 2016, Morocco and Nigeria signed a new bilateral investment treaty (the "BIT"), with the overarching aim of strengthening "the bonds of

Arbitration Clause In Law Firm Engagement Letter Did Not Support Class Arbitration.
Monday, May 22, 2017 8:00 PM
An arbitration clause in a law firm's engagement letter was found not to support the client's attempt to pursue its breach of privacy claim as a class

An international guide to employment law across 28 countries - Hong Kong
Monday, May 22, 2017 8:00 PM
Hong Kong has pursued a market-orientated approach to the economy and to employment law, in the belief that free competition and relatively little

U.S. Supreme Court Says: We Mean It--You Can’t Single Out Arbitration Agreements for Disfavored Treatment
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 PM
On Monday, May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its latest reminder to state and lower federal courts that they must treat arbitration agreements

Final whistle blown on cost budgeting games
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 PM
The introduction of cost budget discussion reports appears to have given rise to a new area of tactical game playing by litigators. Coulson J has

China’s One Belt One Road: Managing Risks and Disputes
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 PM
At the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing held in Beijing on 14-15 May 2017, President Xi reaffirmed China’s commitment to make the One Belt One Road plan

The relevance of the Singapore International Commercial Court to the spiliada test for forum non conveniens
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 PM
In Accent Delight International Ltd and anor v Bouvier, Yves Charles Edgar and anor 2016 2 SLR 841 ("Accent Delight (HC)"), the Singapore High

Waymo v. Uber: An Update on the Ongoing Trade Secret Dispute
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 PM
Waymo’s recently filed case against Uber continues to unfold with some potentially important developments. The case, which began in late February

What to do with Schedule 2 of the Arbitration Ordinance from 1 June 2017?
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 PM
Prior to the commencement of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609) ("Ordinance") on 1 June 2011, there were separate legal regimes for

UAE legal Q&A: Can My UAE Company Lodge a Dispute With an International Company Locally?
Friday, May 19, 2017 8:00 PM
I have a small company in the UAE and I signed a contract with an international company. The contract states that any dispute that arises from a

Dispute Resolution Alert - 17 May 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
A robust arbitral regime is critical to a country’s economy, in particular its attractiveness for business and foreign investment. Integral to such a

“Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable”. Main parties’ employment manifestos reviewed
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
General Elections. Don’t they seem to come round more frequently than they used to? A tough call for voters, this particular one, not just because of

Foreign award holders can seek interim reliefs under section 9 rules bombay High Court
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
In a recent decision, the High Court of Bombay (Court) held that the applicability of Section 9 to foreign arbitral awards under Part-II of the

Supreme Court reinforces Federal Arbitration Act’s pre-emption of state laws
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
In a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court sustained the well-established principle that the Federal Arbitration Act pre-empts state laws that

Independent Contractor Trucker Dodges FAA Arbitration and Keeps His Class Action Alive
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
In Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc., No. 15-2364 (May 12, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confronted two arbitration-related

The Inadvertent Settlement Agreement (and How to Avoid it)
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
The recent case of Jarvis v. BMW of North America, LLC is an important reminder to attorneys to avoid inadvertently reaching a settlement agreement

Sens. Portman, Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Electronic Signature Standards Act
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM
On May 9, Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) introduced legislation that would make it easier for taxpayers to be represented

Supreme Court Decision Likely Dooms CMS Rule on Nursing Home Arbitration
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 PM
On May 15, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Kentucky nursing home’s use of mandatory arbitration agreements in nursing home admissions. In a 7-1 ruling

Superior Court of Justice suspends execution lawsuit and declares arbitral tribunal competent
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 PM
On February 9 2017 the Superior Court of Justice issued an important decision that not only demonstrates the level of sophistication reached by the

Setting Up the Plea of Lack of Competence under Article 15(3) of the Maltese Arbitration Act
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 PM
In a dispute relating to a contract containing a domestic arbitration clause one of the parties decides to seize the ordinary tribunals. What plea

Eastern European Engineering Ltd -v- Vijay Construction (Proprietary) Ltd 2017 EWHC 797 (Comm)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 PM
In our March edition we considered the judgment of the Supreme Court in IPCO (Nigeria) Limited -v- Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation 2017 UKSC

Arthur Aldcroft -v- The International Cotton Association Limited 2017 EWHC 642 (Comm)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 PM
The High Court was asked to decide whether a particular provision of the International Cotton Association’s (ICA) code of conduct for arbitrators

Judicial Committee renders first decisions under Decree 19
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:00 PM
On June 9 2016 the ruler of Dubai passed Decree 192016 Concerning the Establishment of a Judicial Committee for the Dubai courts and the Dubai

 

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