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
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
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
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
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
This autumn, the people of Australia elected a new federal government, presenting a number of potential opportunities for investor-state arbitration in Australia.
First, the new government has reviewed its position...more
Arbitration clauses are routinely added to commercial contracts, but often with very little reflection on the many strategic and tactical issues that should be considered. Further, there is a great deal of misunderstanding of...more
Perceptions that the arbitral process takes too long and costs too much are at the top of concerns about commercial arbitration generally, including international construction arbitration. A sobering...more
On 1 November 2013, the South African Department of Trade and Industry made public a draft "Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill" (the "Draft Bill"). The Draft Bill is intended to promote investment by modernizing the...more
PRIMERA MARITIME (HELLAS) LIMITED AND OTHERS V JIANGSU EASTERN HEAVY INDUSTRY CO LTD AND ANOTHER  EWHC 3066 (COMM) -
The English Commercial Court's recent decision in Primera Maritime (Hellas)...more
In a move that is bound to revolutionize both domestic and international arbitration, the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"), including its international arm, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution ("ICDR"),...more
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