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Arbitration: Switzerland to update its international arbitration law moderately
Thursday, February 16, 2017 7:00 PM
The Swiss Federal Council has issued a draft proposal for a revision of Chapter 12 of the Swiss Private International Law Act ("PILA"), the Swiss

Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit: Schweiz will das Schiedsgerichtsrecht für internationale Verfahren moderat anpassen
Thursday, February 16, 2017 7:00 PM
Der schweizerische Bundesrat hat am 11. Januar 2017 seinen Entwurf für eine Revision des 12. Kapitels des Bundesgesetzes über das internationale

New Demands for the Drafting of ICC Arbitration Agreements as from 1 March 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
On 1 March 2017, the new Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-Rules) come into force. In Art. 30 and Annex VI, they contain

Resolution on E-transactions with Vietnamese Courts
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
On 30 December 2016, the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam issued Resolution No. 042016NQ-HDTP guiding certain provisions of the Civil Procedure

New Mediation Bill puts mediation on a statutory footing
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
The Mediation Bill 2017 (“the Bill”) (Bill Number 20 of 2017) was published on Monday, 13 February and contains proposals for a statutory framework

Desarrollos recientes en el procedimiento amistoso y en el arbitraje de los convenios de doble imposición en España
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
Diversos desarrollos normativos y prácticos en los últimos años influyen en la aplicación de los mecanismos especiales de solución amistosa entre las

No More Mining - Reflections from Pacific Rim Cayman v El Salvador (ICSID)
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) tribunal recently dismissed a mining company’s claim against the government of

Mediation Bill Finally Here
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
The Government has published the Mediation Bill 2017. The Bill contains proposals for a statutory framework to promote the resolution of disputes

Multiemployer Pension Plans: Section 1405 - Limitation on Withdrawal Liability
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
In a recent decision involving a withdrawal liability assessment by a multiemployer pension plan, an arbitrator reduced the

Arbitration in Qatar : Lexology Navigator Q&A
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
A structured guide to arbitration in Qatar

Arbitration awards in Qatar
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
A structured guide to arbitral awards in Qatar

International arbitration quarterly review - February 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
A new wave of isolationism has been sweeping across the globe. Two of the most notable examples straddling the Atlantic are Brexit, on the one hand

The Construction Contracts Act 2013 - Implications for Turnkey Contracts and Energy Performance Contracts
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
The Construction Contracts Act (the “Act”) applies to all construction contracts (as defined in the Act) entered into after 25 July 2016. The Act’s

Supreme Court interprets legislative intent to appoint ‘neutral’, ‘impartial’ and ‘independent’ arbitrators
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
On 10 February 2017, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, in the matter Voestalpine Schienen GmBH (VSG) v. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC

Arbitration agreements in Qatar
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
A structured guide to arbitration agreements in Qatar

Arbitral proceedings in Qatar
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 PM
A structured guide to arbitral proceedings in Qatar

Part 36 offers: Wes Futures v Allen Wilson Construction 2016 EWHC 2863 (TCC)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
In an important decision, the court was asked to consider whether acceptance of acceptance of a Part 36 Offer made by a sub-contractor to a

Imperial Chemical Industries Limited v. Merit Merrell Technology Limited 2016 EWHC B30 (TCC)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
In summary judgment proceedings, Jefford J upheld an adjudicator's decision on the basis that any objection to the adjudicator's

Арбитраж споров из российских M&A сделок с учетом реформы законодательства об арбитраже: практические рекомендации
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
1 сентября 2016 года вступило в силу новое российское

New Jersey Seeks to Become Center Of International Arbitration
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
New Jersey has taken the first step toward becoming a global center of international arbitration by enacting the International

Russian M&A Deals in the Context of the Arbitration Reform: Practical Guidance
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
On 1 September 2016, new Russian arbitration legislation (the Reform Legislation) came into

SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules: An Overview
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
On 30 December 2016, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (the "SIAC") announced its official release of the first edition of the

Optional Appellate Rules in Arbitration Are, Well, Optional
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
The American Arbitration Association rules for arbitration include a section titled "Optional Appellate Rules." One might think this obvious, but it

Motor Ombudsman launched with the help of Shoosmiths
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
The Motor Ombudsman is the impartial dispute resolution body focussed on the automotive sector. In continuing to spearhead our support for the sector

Employment tribunal developments
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
In the last week, we have seen a couple of developments relating to Employment Tribunals which will be of interest to employers. The first relates to

Mediation Bill 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
The much anticipated Mediation Bill 2017 has been published and was presented in the Dail last week, on 9 February. The Bill provides a legal

Dacy Building Services Limited v Idm Properties LLP 2016 EWHC 3007 (TCC)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
Jefford J declined to grant summary judgment to enforce an Adjudicator's award because there was a substantive dispute of fact

Amey Wye Valley Ltd v The County of Herefordshire District Council 2016 EWHC 2368 (TCC)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
This case reiterates the well-known principle that the TCC will not go behind an adjudicator's decision to correct a mistake as to

Kilker Projects Limited v. Rob Purton (trading as Richwood Interiors) 2016 EWHC 2616 (TCC)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
A party is entitled to refer to adjudication a dispute in respect of the true value of the final account, even where a previous

2017 Revisions to the LMAA Terms of Arbitration
Monday, February 13, 2017 7:00 PM
On 7 February 2017, the London Maritime Arbitrators Association ("LMAA") published their latest revisions to the LMAA Terms, the Intermediate Claims

 

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