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Planning for future disputes is essential to managing the risk of any transaction — but it is ever more so for private equity managers, who are increasingly investing in foreign assets and in industries exposed to sovereign...more
The English High Court decision in Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited offers guidance.
Why this case is important -
Multi-tiered or dispute escalation clauses are an important...more
In This Issue:
- Experts Predict ADR Will Help Resolve Affordable Care Act Claims
- ADR News & Case Updates
- Domestic Focus
..Supreme Court Ruling Expands Whistleblower Protections
The London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) has published in final form its new arbitration rules (the “2014 Rules”), which will apply to arbitrations commenced after 1 October 2014. ...more
On 28 July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague published a final award in an Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) arbitration that has been active for the past decade, ordering the Russian Federation (Russia) to pay...more
1 Arbitration Agreements:
1.1 What, if any, are the legal requirements of an arbitration agreement under the laws of Bermuda?
Other than requiring that it must be in writing, Bermuda’s...more
On Friday 25 July 2014, the LCIA Court formally adopted its new arbitration rules (the “2014 Rules”). The 2014 Rules will come into force on 1 October 2014 and shall apply to any LCIA arbitration commenced from that...more
Under s 8 of the Uniform Commercial Arbitration Act (CAA)1 a 'court' is required to stay proceedings before it if the parties have already agreed to have their dispute referred to arbitration. Recently, the Victorian Court of...more
The British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) government has announced by proclamation that the Arbitration Act 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2014. The stated intention has been to bring the Act into force at the same time as...more
We live in a multipolar world, where development and investment
alike require reliable mechanisms for conflict resolution—to confront past problems and neutrally resolve future disputes.
Latin America is a vibrant...more
The Court for the Middle District of Louisiana upheld a magistrate’s ruling denying a motion to remand filed by the Louisiana Commerce and Trade Association of Self Insurer’s Fund (“LCTA”), holding that the defendant foreign...more
In the latest instalment of the Yukos v Rosneft saga (covered previously in our 2012 Alert), the English High Court considered whether an award set aside (annulled) at the seat of arbitration can nevertheless be enforced in...more
In this Report:
- U.S. Personal Jurisdiction Limits on Actions under the New York Convention: First Investment Corporation of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd.
- Update on Most...more
Welcome to the 27th edition of Arbitration World, a publication from K&L Gates’ International Arbitration Group that highlights significant developments and issues in international and domestic arbitration for executives and...more
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice team to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
Recent cases before the British Virgin Islands courts include matters dealing with arbitration agreements and awards, and default judgments.
BVIHCMAP0013/2014: Anzen Ltd and others v...more
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a decision permitting discovery for use in foreign proceedings which were contemplated but not yet pending. In this case, which arose from a billing dispute between Consorcio Ecuatoriano de...more
Last week, the French Cour de Cassation issued its long-awaited decision in the Tecnimont matter. It quashed a decision of the Reims Court of Appeal which had set aside an ICC award on the basis of lack of independence of the...more
It seems that it could be all change at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), with new arbitration rules anticipated to come into force later this summer. The draft rules, which the LCIA published earlier this...more
SIAC publishes annual report -
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has issued its caseload statistics as part of its annual report for 2013. The popularity of Singapore as a centre for international...more
This article looks at the concerns with Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Regulation) and examines how far they are...more
The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) has updated its International Dispute Resolution Procedures, including its Arbitration and Mediation Rules, effective June 1, 2014. The updates—the first undertaken by...more
The Shanghai International Arbitration Center's (SHIAC) "China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Arbitration Rules" (FTZ Arbitration Rules) took effect on May 1, 2014. The FTZ Arbitration Rules adopt some recent developments...more
The final wording is not yet official, and there may still be some last minute changes before its publication in the Official Gazette, but the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Finance felt certain...more
- A recent increase in World Trade Organization (WTO) cases has strained resources in the WTO Secretariat and led to a notable slowdown in the dispute settlement process. In 2012, the WTO received the highest number of...more
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