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Monday, September 27, 2021 12:57 PM

The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review: observance of obligations

The debate about the seemingly innocuous 'observance of obligations' or 'umbrella' clause2 is ongoing, despite those who would believe that there is

Monday, September 27, 2021 12:43 PM

Dispute Resolution and M&A and Criminalisation of Civil Disputes

Because of the covid-19 pandemic, the initial period of 2020 witnessed a slowdown in economic activity and, consequently, in M&A transactions

Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:00 PM

Are Sales Investments?

On 2 September 2021, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down its ruling on a request for a preliminary ruling from

Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:00 PM

New Draft for Modernising China’s Arbitration Law - Signal for Internationalisation Instead of Decoupling?

The current Arbitration Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “Arbitration Law)” was promulgated in 1994. Except for rather cosmetic amendments

Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:00 PM

DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre subsumed into DIAC

In a move to strengthen Dubai’s position as a global centre for alternative dispute resolution, on 14 September 2021, the Ruler of Dubai issued Decree

Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:00 PM

Employer Update

On September 15, 2021, the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in Chamber of Commerce v. Bonta concerning arbitration

Saturday, September 25, 2021 8:00 PM

Yes, its groundbreaking, but what does it mean for you? A rough guide to the implications of Decree 34 for parties in arbitration in Dubai

Parties in the process of arbitrating disputes, thinking of commencing arbitration, or even thinking of including arbitration provisions in a contract

Saturday, September 25, 2021 8:00 PM

Moldovan Supreme Court: Execution of Enforcement Title Falls Outside the Scope of the New York Convention

On 26 May 2021, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Moldova (the “Supreme Court”) decided that the procedure for execution of an enforcement title

Saturday, September 25, 2021 8:00 PM

The Road Less Travelled: Why Arbitration is an Increasingly Attractive Alternative for Resolving IP Disputes

Holders of IP rights, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets, have traditionally filed IP-related disputes in court, and there’s

Friday, September 24, 2021 8:00 PM

How do the International Court of Arbitration enforce their decision in commercial properties?

Arbitration process can be understood as an alternate dispute resolution process wherein the disputing parties voluntarily choose an arbitration forum

Friday, September 24, 2021 8:00 PM

Paris Arbitration Week: Protecting Your Interest Through Interim Relief From Mainland Chinese Courts

During the Paris Arbitration Week, HKIAC held a webinar on “Protecting your interest through interim relief from Mainland Chinese courts”, two years

Friday, September 24, 2021 9:38 AM

Recent Trends in Most Favoured Nation Clauses in International Investment Agreements

From the turn of the century, international treaties have undergone numerous changes to reflect the necessity to incorporate suitable legal measures

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

Paris Arbitration Week: Arbitration in the BVI, an up-and-coming hub in the Caribbean

When you think about the British Virgin Islands (BVI), you probably have a very good image of the sea, sand, beautiful views and maybe some very much

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

UNCITRAL 2021 Expedited Arbitration Rules Entered Into Force

On 19 September 2021, the 2021 Expedited Arbitration Rules (“Expedited Rules“) entered into force. These were adopted by the United

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

ERGO Analysing Developments Impacting Business: Maintaining Balance of Power - Court’s Entertainment of Interim Relief Applications After Constitution of Arbitral Tribunal

Over the past few years, Indian courts have actively taken a pro-arbitration stance and emphasised on minimum judicial interference in arbitral

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

The Arbiter International Disputes Newsletter

In Tibermede v Graham & Co (1921) 7 Ll.L.Rep. 25 a charterer hired a freighter. It seems that, when the time came to load it, the charterer

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

UNCITRAL 2021 Seri Tahkim Kuralları Yürürlüğe Girdi

Birleşmiş Milletler Uluslararası Ticaret Hukuku Komisyonu (UNCITRAL) tarafından 9 Temmuz 2021’de kabul edilen Seri Tahkim Kuralları

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

Ninth Circuit Upholds California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitration of Employment Disputes

On October 10, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law California Assembly Bill 51 (“AB 51”), with an effective date of January 1, 2020. AB 51

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

Ninth Circuit Restores California’s Ban on Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements

On September 15, a Ninth Circuit panel in a 2-1 decision vacated a preliminary injunction, which has blocked enforcement of California Assembly Bill

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

New Digital DR Rules (UK construction focus)

Smart contracting's commercial allure was bolstered by The Law Commission's consultation on smart legal contracts and

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

9th Circuit Largely Upholds California's Ban on Arbitration Agreements as a Condition of Employment

On September 15, 2021, the 9th Circuit in Chamber of Commerce of the US v. Bonta reversed (2-1), in part, a preliminary injunction and held that

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

Snapshot: enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the Cayman Islands

Foreign arbitral awards may be enforced relatively quickly and easily in the Cayman Islands and the Cayman Islands Courts are willing to assist with

Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:00 PM

Decree No. 34 of 2021 - another step forward for arbitration in Dubai

On 14 September 2021, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. 34 of 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 1:10 PM

The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review: expropriation

Expropriation is generally understood as the host state's taking of property belonging to a foreign investor. Expropriation itself is not illegal per

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 PM

UNCTAD publishes report on investor-state dispute settlement cases in 2020

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (“UNCTAD“) has recently published its report (available here) on investor-state dispute

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 PM

Mediation Can Resolve Land Use Disputes

If you want to change the way land is used in Ontario, you must almost always obtain municipal approval. You will face a lengthy hearing process if a

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 PM

CEDR’s Complete Guide to Workplace Mediation

This guide is designed to help individuals responsible for addressing Employee conflict within an organisation achieve better outcomes for Employee

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 PM

Arbitration Clauses - choose words carefully

The recent judgment in Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd v Geotech Engineering Ltd, HCA 21412020, is a reminder of the importance of choosing words

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 PM

DIAC takes it all: the integration of Dubai’s arbitration institutions

On 14 September 2021 Decree No. 34 of 2021 (the “Decree”) was issued in Dubai in respect of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (“DIAC”

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:00 PM

California again attempts to outlaw the mandatory arbitration of employment disputes

California has a long history of animosity towards the arbitration, rather than litigation, of disputes arising in both the employment and consumer

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