Every two years the top international arbitration professionals and legal scholars from around the globe gather at the International Council for Commercial Arbitration’s Congress, or “ICCA Congress,” as it is commonly known,...more
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) recently published for consideration the Final Draft of its proposed new Arbitration Rules to replace the 1998 Rules.
The proposed changes bring the LCIA Rules...more
On Monday, 7 April, at the 2014 ICCA Miami Conference, the international-arbitration community gathered to address the question, “Who are the arbitrators?” The answer, panel attendees were told, was “male, pale, and stale” –...more
In This Issue:
- Foreword Why International Arbitration?
- Chapter I What is Arbitration?
- Chapter II When Should Provision for Arbitration be Made?
- Chapter III The Tribunal
- Chapter IV The Choice...more
Every two years the top international arbitration professionals and legal scholars from around the globe gather at the International Council for Commercial Arbitration's Congress, or "ICCA Congress," as it is commonly known,...more
Australia’s Highest Court Upholds Constitutionality of the Country’s International Arbitration Law. In TCL Air Conditioner (Zhongshan) Co. Ltd. v. The Judges of the Federal Court of Australia  HCA 5, Australia’s High...more
On Monday, March 10, 2014, Cozen O’Connor’s Martin Gusy participated in a panel discussion on current trends in international arbitration at Cardozo School of Law in New York. Other panelists included Ank Santens of White &...more
This article addresses key questions concerning the use of international arbitration in cross-border financial transactions, and includes a discussion of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) September...more
Recently we reported on the creation of an international arbitration court in Miami, and the myriad benefits that it will bring to the local judicial system as well as the many corporations that conduct business in Miami. In...more
In a highly anticipated decision, the US Supreme Court recently confirmed a $185 million award against Argentina in BG Group Plc v Republic of Argentina. The BG Group decision is significant for international arbitration...more
On March 5, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided BG Group, PLC v. Republic of Argentina, the first case in which the Court addressed an international investment treaty arbitration (a case between a private investor...more
In a much anticipated opinion, on March 5, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided 7-2 to reverse the lower court and revive a $185 million arbitration award in BG Group PLC v. Republic of Argentina. The case began under the...more
A federal U.S. district court recently confirmed a foreign arbitration award obtained by a Belizean telecommunications company against the Government of Belize in arbitral proceedings held before a tribunal appointed by the...more
Recent decisions in the BVI Commercial Court have shaped the applicability and enforcement of arbitration clauses and, notably, how they interface with BVI statutory remedies and liquidations.
Following a recent amendment to the Dubai International Financial Centre1 (DIFC) Arbitration Law, it is now clear that matters brought before the DIFC Courts which are governed by a valid arbitration agreement shall be stayed...more
Miami: crossroads of the Americas and, increasingly, Europe and Asia, host city for the 2014 International Council for Commercial Arbitration Congress, site of the Latin American headquarters for countless multinationals and...more
The choice of venue for an international arbitration can cause significant repercussions once a dispute arises. So parties should choose carefully, depending on their specific concerns. Claudia Salomon, Latham & Watkins...more
With the Eleventh Circuit’s revision, using Section 1782 to request the production of evidence in private international commercial arbitrations remains uncertain.
On January 10, the US Court of Appeals for the...more
In November 2013 the American Arbitration Association (AAA) issued its new Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules, which afford parties the ability to appeal arbitral awards to specialised appellate tribunals. The appellate...more
In This Issue:
- Germany Designates Latham & Watkins International Arbitration Co-chair Sebastian Seelmann-Eggebert to ICSID Panel
- Choice of Venue in International Arbitration: A Book to Guide Tactical Venue...more
A much awaited trade promotion authority ("TPA") bill was introduced in the House and Senate on January 9 by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT). The legislation...more
On 19 December 2013 the Singapore High Court handed down an important judgment in The Titan Unity  SGHCR 28. The judgment is significant as it reaffirms the commitment and support of the Singapore...more
1. What role does the government of Korea play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment....more
AUSTRALIA: NEW GOVERNMENT MAY LEAD TO OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTOR/STATE ARBITRATION -
This autumn, the people of Australia elected a new federal government, presenting a number of potential opportunities for...more
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