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Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:00 PM

Hon. John C. Cratsley (Ret.) to Be Honored With Professor Frank E. A. Sander Award in Dispute Resolution

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

Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:00 PM

Key Takeaways from the Inhouse Congress 2021

This year, Alsuwaidi & Company sponsored the Inhouse Congress. The event was held virtually and was attended by inhouse teams from across the UAE

Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:00 PM

Judicial Digitization: State Judicial Administration of Ukraine introduces eCourt

On 28 September2021 the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine presented a new mobile application called eCourt, which takes the next step towards

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM

The new security of payment regime in Hong Kong - key issues to consider before its implementation

With the Hong Kong Development Bureau’s (DevB) contractual security of payment regime coming into effect from 31 December 2021 (the SOP regime), we

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM

Mediation Week 2021

Mediation is increasingly encouraged by the Belgian legislator and the courts. You will find hereinafter an overview of the types of mediations and

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM

Mediation Week 2021

La médiation est de plus en plus encouragée, par le législateur belge et par les cours et tribunaux. Vous trouverez ci-après un aperçu des types de

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM

Mediation Week 2021

Bemiddeling wordt steeds meer aangemoedigd door de Belgische wetgever en door De hoven en rechtbanken. Hieronder vindt u een overzicht van de

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM

Construction Law Update: Court elaborates principles that apply in Ireland to Enforcement of Adjudication Decisions

Aakon Construction Services Ltd v Pure Fitout Associated Ltd is the third case in which the High Court in Ireland has enforced an adjudicator's

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM

Guide to Doing Business in Canada: Dispute resolution & litigation

While it is similar to the American regime, the Canadian approach to dispute resolution is informed by the unique nature of the Canadian court system

Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:20 AM

Investment Treaty Arbitration: Construction and Infrastructure Projects

Before looking at the specific issues that arise in the context of investment treaty disputes, it us worth reflecting on the specific challenges and

Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 AM

Investment Treaty Disputes in the Life Sciences Industry

In its global scale and economic impact, the life sciences industry presents unique considerations for investment treaty arbitrations. Recently, the

Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:23 AM

Expert Role in Causation Analysis for Energy Transition Related Arbitration

In this chapter, we evaluate the importance of causation in investment arbitration for the natural gas and power sectors, and the critical role

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:38 AM

Investor-State Arbitration and the 'Next Generation' of Investment Treaties

Investor-state arbitration has grown over the years to become one of the most dynamic and controversial features of international investment law

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:27 AM

NAFTA and USMCA: The Next Stage of the Saga

After multiple rounds of negotiation, and years of speculation and discussion about the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a

Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:37 AM

The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review: energy charter treaty

Despite calls for reform and controversial public debate in the past years surrounding the negotiation of chapters on investment protection in free

Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:29 AM

Revision, Interpretation and Correction of Awards and Supplementary Decisions

Sadly, at the conclusion of some arbitrations, parties may review a Final Award and note that while there may not be serious legal errors or serious

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

New TAI rules provide the option of expedited procedure in arbitration

The Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) has announced the 4th amendment to its 2017 Arbitration Rules (effective 1 October 2021), including new rules

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

A High Point for On-Demand Bonds: English Court of Appeal Questions ‘Paget’s Presumption’; English High Court Rejects Emergency Arbitrator to Stop a ‘Call’; and Singapore Court of Appeal Supports Express Exclusion of ‘Unconscionability’ Ground

On-Demand Bonds or Guarantees are preferred relative to “see to it” Bonds or Guarantees. This is because under On-Demand Bonds the obligation to pay

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

Confidentiality undone? Publication of Court judgments in challenges to arbitration awards

One well-known reason for commercial parties to choose arbitration is the reassurance that such proceedings are confidential. For various reasons

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

Major Projects & Construction 5 Minute Fix 86: arbitration clauses, prevention principle, excluded amounts and liquidated damages

The High Court will shortly hear special leave applications regarding whether the following judgments of the Victorian Court of Appeal can be

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

The UK Government is not a “competent local authority"

In the matter of Policyholders v China Taiping Insurance (UK) Co Ltd, heard in arbitration before Lord Mance, ex-member of the Supreme Court, it has

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

Just head to arbitration Freedom Foods Pty Ltd v Blue Diamond Growers 2021 FCA 172

The interaction between domestic laws, choice-of-law and arbitration clauses in contracts governing cross-border transactions can create uncertainty

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 PM

You Can Run But You Cannot Hide: The Public Duty to Consider Evidence of Corruption in Arbitrations

The Singapore International Commercial Court (the SICC), in its decision in Lao Holdings N.V. v The Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Dealing with a Non-Responsive Respondent at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre

Ironically, doing nothing can sometimes serve as an effective defense. In arbitration proceedings at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

8th Circuit says website terms of use are unenforceable

On October 8, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit overturned a district court’s ruling that a corporate Defendant’s arbitration clause

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Trends and Developments in Infrastructure Arbitration

The effects of COVID-19 and concerns about unforeseen events have caused both owners and contractors of infrastructure projects to re-evaluate how to

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Interpreting Arbitration Agreements: A Cautionary Tale for Commercial Parties

With the indiscriminate spread of COVID-19 and the corresponding prevalence of remote hearing tools across the world, it has never been easier for

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Arbitration in the Fifth - September 2021

In September 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (in Butler v. Z&H Foods, Inc) addressed yet again the requirements to challenge the

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Adjudicator jurisdiction across jurisdictions

The construction industry underpins economies worldwide. In New Zealand, the construction sector contributes 6.2 per cent to gross domestic product

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Arbitration in Dubai - How Decree 34 will impact on parties to DIFC-LCIA arbitration agreements

Last month, we summarised how the Dubai government's Decree 34 of 2021 concerning the Dubai International Arbitration Centre is reforming Dubai’s

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