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Monday, October 26, 2020 8:00 PM

Recent UAE Federal Supreme Court Judgment on Ambiguity of Arbitration Clauses

The UAE Federal Supreme Court has recently issued a judgment that tackles the ambiguity of an arbitration clause and the discrepancies between the

Monday, October 26, 2020 8:00 PM

ICC Adopts 2021 Rules of Arbitration

The 2021 ICC Rules, which will enter into force on January 1, 2021, include a new requirement for disclosure of third-party funding arrangements. On

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Advantage Arbitration? Will the new LCIA Rules persuade users that arbitration is preferable to litigation?

Six years after the last update, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has announced further amendments to its Arbitration Rules (the

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Puerto Rico: Legal and practical aspects of international arbitration

Puerto Rico adopted the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law on International

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

International Arbitration Newsletter - October 2020 Regional Overview: The Americas

Canadian company Aecon Construction (Aecon), main participant in the international consortium responsible for the construction of the new

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

International Arbitration Newsletter - October 2020 Regional Overview: Middle East and Africa

General Electric (GE) has filed two ICC claims against Aenergy, an Angolan energy company. The African company accused GE of encouraging Angolan

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

International Arbitration Newsletter - October 2020 Regional Overview: Europe

US’s Metal Commodities Trade Corp and UK’s Altberg Developments, both shareholders of Durres Container Terminal (an Albanian joint venture used

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

International Arbitration Newsletter - October 2020 Regional Overview: Asia Pacific

In August 2020, the Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court confirmed the validity of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Swiss Supreme Court confirms that arbitral tribunal’s findings as to the parties’ actual and common intent to arbitrate are not part of its legal review

In a recent decision published on 18 May 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (“SFSC”) upheld an arbitral award in which the arbitral tribunal had

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

ICC joins the Covid era with an update of its 2017 rules

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a shift in the way arbitration is conducted, not only during the pandemic, but probably in the longer term too. At a

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Arbitration Insights: Australia. Multi-tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses

In our last briefing, we provided some drafting tips for an effective arbitration clause. In this briefing, we take it one step further and talk

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

US: Four significant developments in arbitration case law

In this article, we discuss four significant arbitration-related case law developments in the US in the last year, which concern (1) the increased

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Estados Unidos: cuatro avances relevantes en los precedentes de arbitraje

En este artículo, comentamos cuatro avances relevantes del año

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

International Arbitration Newsletter - October 2020 Institutional and Other News

INSTITUTIONAL NEWS LCIA new arbitration rules become effective from 1 October 2020 LCIA new arbitration rules, available at this link, are effective

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Joinder of third parties in international arbitration

The complexity of international operations, as well as the existence of multiple contracts and the plurality of parties, often makes it necessary to

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

New ICC Arbitration Rules for 2021

The International Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its revised Arbitration Rules. The 2021 Arbitration Rules, still subject to editorial

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Enforcement of Arbitration awards across EMEA podcast series - Episode 4: The New York Convention

In the fourth Episode of our Enforcement of Arbitration Awards across EMEA podcast series Paula Hodges QC (Partner and Global Head of International

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Updates to ICC Arbitration Rules Aim for More Efficient, Flexible and Accountable Arbitrations

On October 6, 2020, the International Court of Arbitration to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) adopted updates to its Rules of Arbitration

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Severability of an Adjudicator's decision: Dickie & Moore 2020 CSIH 38 and its applicability in Scotland and England.

Challenging an adjudicator’s decision is not easy, as there are limited grounds for challenge. The concept of severance, where the court can enforce

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Replacing NAFTA: What the USMCA means for the future of North American trade and investment - a Q&A

After almost two years of negotiations, the United States, Canada, and Mexico reached an agreement to enter into a new trade agreement to replace

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

USMCA investor-state dispute settlement provisions: key differences for Mexico

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which entered into force on July 1, 2020, is designed to facilitate trade across North America and

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Venezuela: Recent, significant commercial arbitration developments include several Supreme Tribunal cases

In this article, we summarize two Supreme Tribunal of Justice of Venezuela (STJ) cases from 2019 that align with Venezuela's increased disposition

Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Argentina: The year in review

The last year has been a time of significant change in Argentina, including for international arbitration. The government

Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Court of Appeal summaries (October 19 - October 23, 2020)

There were only three substantive decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week. In Paulpillai Estate v. Yusuf, the Court reviewed in detail

Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Legal update for energy lawyers - October 2020

In the recent case of Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO Insurance Company Chubb , the UK Supreme Court has reversed a decision of the Court of Appeal

Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 PM

UK Supreme Court Establishes Test to Determine Governing Law of Arbitration Agreements

The Court's 9 October decision in Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v. OOO "Insurance Company Chubb" (Chubb) not only ends the uncertainly that parties faced

Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Bolivia ratifies the Mauritius convention on transparency in investor-state arbitration

Bolivia has become the seventh state to ratify the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration, also known

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Rights of representation in international arbitration: are you being heard?

A recent decision of the Singapore High Court declined to set aside a Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) award where the applicant

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Supreme Court clarifies principles for determining law of arbitration agreement

The Supreme Court has clarified definitively the principles for ascertaining the law governing an arbitration agreement. In contrast to the Court of

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Important changes to the Singapore International Arbitration Act

Singapore is arguably the world's most pro-arbitration jurisdiction. Last month, the Ministry of Law introduced a bill to make two important

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