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Netherlands to become a new hub for international commercial dispute resolution
Monday, January 15, 2018 7:00 PM
Recent years has seen a downward trend in international trade and commercial cases brought before Dutch courts. But with the Dutch parliament

Party Appointed Arbitrators: Does Fortune Favour The Brave?
Monday, January 15, 2018 7:00 PM
On 12 January 2018 we released the results of our annual International Arbitration survey. In 2017 our survey focused on the issue of diversity on

New Regulations on Judicial Review of Arbitration in China
Sunday, January 14, 2018 7:00 PM
On 26 December 2017, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (the "SPC") published the Provisions on Issues relating to the Reporting and Review of Cases

LCIA Updates Guidelines on Tribunal Secretaries
Sunday, January 14, 2018 7:00 PM
Following debate within the arbitration community regarding the proper scope of the role of a tribunal secretary and a series of challenges to

New Litigation Rules in Ukrainian Courts as of 15 December 2017
Sunday, January 14, 2018 7:00 PM
On 3 October 2017 the Ukrainian Parliament passed a law (the Law), which amends and restates the Commercial Procedural Code of Ukraine, the Civil

Preview of 2018
Sunday, January 14, 2018 7:00 PM
Unless unanimously agreed otherwise, the date set for UK withdrawal from the EU is, at the latest, the end of March 2019. At that time, the UK will

The Hearing, part 2
Sunday, January 14, 2018 7:00 PM
The tribunal will hold a pre-hearing meeting with the parties a few weeks before the hearing. This may well be done over the phone, it is less

New Arbitration Provisions Confirm that IP Disputes are Arbitrable in Hong Kong
Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00 PM
On 1 January 2018, new provisions in the Arbitration Ordinance have come into force to confirm that all disputes relating to intellectual property

New bill to speed up commercial international arbitration cases, January 2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00 PM
On 9 January 2018, the Singapore Parliament passed a bill allowing the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) to hear the same international

Mediation Act 2017: A Welcome Arrival
Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00 PM
On 2 October 2017 the Mediation Bill 2017 was signed into law by the President and the Act came into full effect on 1 January 2018. The arrival of the

Un-Vacated: Arbitration Awards Get Whiplash
Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00 PM
Two cases recently fit in one of my favorite categories: those awards that get “un-vacated.” These cases went through arbitration, had that

Labor Law 2017: Year in Review
Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00 PM
As a new administration took the reins for the first time in eight years, employers, employees, unions, labor lawyers and observers alike all wondered

Consequences for Mexico After Subscribing to the ICSID Convention
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
For more than two decades, Mexico has promoted policies to encourage the entry and participation of foreign investment in the country's economic

Anticipatory Renunciation to Challenge Arbitral Awards Under Swiss Law - An Update
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
On 17 October 2017, the Swiss Federal Tribunal (Switzerland’s highest jurisdiction) rendered a decision (4A_532017) on the challenge of an award

Time for an overhaul - a proposal to update the disclosure regime in civil litigation
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
The Disclosure Working Group (DWG) has proposed amendments to Part 31 of the Civil Procedure Rules following concerns about the “perceived excessive

To Have or Not to Have: Federal Lawmakers Seek to End Private Arbitration of Sex Harassment Claims in Arbitration Agreements
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
A group of federal lawmakers recently proposed legislation referred to as the “End Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act” (the “Act”) which, if

Credit where credit’s due: The Supreme Court rules on situs of letters of credit in judgment affecting those seeking to enforce awards in England
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
Given the flows of credit through London, the Third Party Debt Order is a useful tool in the armoury of international award creditors seeking to

Consequences for Mexico After Subscribing to the ICSID Convention
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
For more than two decades, Mexico has promoted policies to encourage the entry and participation of foreign investment in the country's economic

Is adjudication worth the cost?
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
Obstacles to recovering adjudication costs mean it might not be the best choice for complex disputes, write Akin Akinbode and Tracey Summerell

仲裁司法审查新规提要
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
2017年12月29日最高人民法院发布关于审理仲裁司法审查案件若干问题的规定下称"审查规定"和关于仲裁司法审查案件报核问题的有关规定下称"报核规定"该两部司法解释下称"审查新规"旨在完善我国仲裁司法审查制度规范案件审查程序本文就其中涉及的重点加以简析

Consecuencias para México Tras Suscribir el Convenio del CIADI
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
Desde hace más de dos décadas, México ha impulsado políticas para fomentar el ingreso y participación de la inversión extranjera en las actividades

Amendments to the Singapore International Commercial Court Regime to strengthen Singapore as an international arbitration seat of choice
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
On 9 January 2018, amendments were passed to the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Act ("SCJA ") which clarify that the Singapore International

Failure to Supervise Selling Away Arbitrable as “Connected with Business”
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
The Sixth Circuit recently affirmed that failure-to-supervise claims against a brokerage firm over outside business activities it knew nothing about

Illinois Appellate Court rules generic card agreement cannot compel arbitration
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:00 PM
On January 4, the Illinois Appellate Court (Fifth District) handed down an opinion affirming a circuit court’s decision to deny a debt collection

Employment Law 2017 - A Look Back on Key Developments
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 PM
Looking back on 2017, we saw some interesting developments across the many areas of employment law. Worldwide, 2017 marked the rise of the MeToo

Legislators respond to recent sexual harassment scandals by introducing bills to ban arbitration in sex bias cases
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 PM
Many employers rely on pre-dispute arbitration agreements, usually entered at the beginning of employment, to resolve disputes that may arise during

New Mediation Act comes into force from 1 January 2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 PM
The long awaited Mediation Act 2017 (the Act) came into force on 1 January 2018. The aim of the Act is to assist parties in resolving their disputes

SPC publishes new judicial interpretations on arbitration
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 PM
The Supreme People's Court of China (SPC) has released two judicial interpretations (Interpretations) on arbitration. The Interpretations were passed

At the Well Weekly - Oil and Gas Update for Week Ending 152018 - Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Implied Covenant of Further ExplorationDevelopment in Oil and Gas Leases; Tenth Circuit Rejects “Marketable Product” Rule for Calculating Royalties
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 PM
As we open 2018, oil prices slipped a bit after hitting a three-year high at the end of the year while natural gas spot prices got a jolt from extreme

Owners' lien on cargo
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 PM
The English High Court recently confirmed when it will order the sale of liened cargo which is the subject of arbitration proceedings. An owner's lien

 

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