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Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:00 PM

Swiss Supreme Court confirms principle of ‘kompetenz-kompetenz’ as a rule of chronological priority

In its decision published 2 November 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (“SFSC”) upheld an arbitral award referring to the widely recognized

Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:00 PM

MTO 2021 Kuralları: Etkililik, Esneklik ve Şeffaflık için Bir Adım Daha

Milletlerarası Ticaret Odası ("MTO") 1 Aralık 2020 tarihinde 2021 Tahkim Kuralları'nı ("2021 Kuralları") yayımladı. 2021 Kuralları, 1 Ocak 2021

Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:00 PM

ICC Rules 2021: A Further Step for Efficiency, Flexibility and Transparency

The International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC“) unveiled its 2021 Rules of Arbitration (“2021 Rules“) on 1 December 2020. The 2021 Rules entered into

Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM

PRC Supreme People’s Court Releases Its Inaugural Annual Report of Judicial Review of Arbitration in China

On December 23, 2020, the PRC Supreme People’s Court (SPC) held a press conference to announce the release of a Chinese-English bilingual version of

Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM

International Arbitration in Switzerland: A revised legal framework in 2021

Effective as from 1 January 2021, the Swiss Parliament enacted a number of revised provisions of Chapter 12 of the Swiss Federal Private

Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM

PRC Supreme People's Court Releases Its Inaugural Annual Report of Judicial Review of Arbitration in China

On December 23, 2020, the PRC Supreme People's Court (SPC) held a press conference to announce the release of a Chinese-English bilingual version of

Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM

Applying Uber v. Heller - Ontario Superior Court of Justice applies unconscionability doctrine to standard form arbitration clause

In Gupta v. Cedar Homes Ltd., 2020 ONSC 6333 (“Gupta”), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice had to decide whether an arbitration clause was

Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM

California appellate court concludes lender’s arbitration provision unenforceable

On January 11, the Court of Appeals of the State of California affirmed the denial of an auto lender’s motion to compel arbitration, concluding that

Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM

Is an arbitrator conflicted? “Landmark judgment from the UKSC provides guidance as to when an arbitrator should make disclosures to the other side

The UK Supreme Court has provided welcome clarification on the English law position in relation to an arbitrator’s duties of impartiality and

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

Mining arbitration: recent dispute trends

Africa's economic growth has historically been linked to the fluctuation of commodity prices and it supplies significant amounts of minerals in global

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations - for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction. The

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

The English Arbitration Act turns 25: Is it time for an update?

“The 1996 Act is not a complete code of the law of arbitration but allows judges to develop the common law in areas which the Act does not address.”

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

The Court of Arbitration for sport reduces Russia's doping ban to two years

Last year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA's) Executive Committee ("ExCo") unanimously endorsed the recommendation of the Independent Compliance

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

Singaporedismissal of application to set aside ICC award for breach of natural justice andor excess of jurisdiction (CHH v CHI)

Arbitration analysis: The Singapore High Court (SGHC) dismissed an application under section 48 of the Arbitration Act to set aside a

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

The rise of the global expert services practice: Court of Appeal guidance on conflicts of interest and multiple instructions

The developer of a petrochemical plant appointed a consultant to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (“EPCM”) services in

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 PM

Key Dispute Resolution Considerations for In-House Counsel

Many international contracts select English law and English courts (or English law together with international arbitration). The reasons influencing

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 PM

Key Dispute Resolution Considerations for In-House Counsel

Many international contracts select English law and English courts (or English law together with international arbitration). The reasons

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 PM

International arbitration

In this chapter of our Annual Insurance Review 2021, we look at the main developments in 2020 and expected issues in 2021 for international

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 PM

The new ICC 2021 arbitration rules

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has revised the ICC Arbitration Rules that dated back to 2012

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 PM

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA): Governance, Dispute Resolution, Enforcement

Four years after the Brexit referendum, the EU and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement on the looked at a variety of areas from services and

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Virtual Perspectives Background and Lighting

Back when things were “normal,” mediations, depositions, hearings, and arbitrations involved picking out the appropriate attire and attending the

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Hon. Mark Gibbons (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Las Vegas

JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Hon

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Arbitration agreement: Ukrainian case law - 2020

During the years of its independence Ukraine has become an active participant of the foreign economic activity, that is why the concept of “foreign

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Virtual Perspectives Screen Real Estate

When preparing for your first virtual mediation, hearing, deposition, or arbitration you must spend time contemplating how you are going to

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

What happens if I am unhappy with an adjudicator's decision?

Challenge Enforcement of an Adjudicator's Decision - When a Decision is issued, if the paying party does not pay, then enforcement proceedings require

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Third Circuit Holds That an Arbitration Award Was a Judicial Record and Must Be Unsealed

People often agree to arbitrate their disputes because they presume that, unlike litigation, the proceedings will be confidential. An increasing

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Two Indian Parties with a Foreign Seat: Easier Enforcement, but Nothing in the Interim

Whether or not, two Indian Parties may choose to have an arbitration seated outside India has been a vexed and often debated position. On one hand

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

2021 ICC rules of arbitration: towards making arbitration even more attractive

On 6 October 2020, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (the ICC Court) released a revised version of its

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

EPISODE 11: Acting like we have done this before: Advocacy via Zoom

Old school football fans often complain about celebrations after touchdowns grumbling “act like you have been there before.” The COVID-19 pandemic

Monday, January 11, 2021 7:00 PM

Virtual Perspectives Muting Audio and Video

Back when things were “normal,” our surroundings gave us visual cues as to whether we were in a place where we could have a private discussion

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