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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:00 PM

The extended reach of the law: obtaining evidence from Australian witnesses for foreign civil proceedings

A recent decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court offers a reminder of the procedures available in Australia to support foreign civil

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Eleventh Circuit holds tort claims are within scope of arbitration clause; Panama Convention provides exclusive grounds for vacating arbitral award

Earth Science, Tech, Inc. (“Earth Science”), a Florida-based distributor of cannobidoil (“CBD”)-rich hemp-oil products in the United States

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Arbitrating disputes in pharmaceutical, life sciences and healthcare sector during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is putting tremendous strain on the life sciences and healthcare sector. Disputes may be more disruptive than usual during this time, not

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Bär & Karrer Elects New Partners and Counsel

Bär & Karrer is pleased to announce the election of Cinzia Catelli, Laura Widmer and Dr. Pascal Hachem to the firm's partnership

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

English Court of Appeal Clarifies Test for Governing Law of Arbitration Agreements

In April 2020 and following an inconsistent approach by the English courts to the question of which law governs an arbitration agreement, the English

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Why "lit to arb" should be welcomed to avoid pandemic delays

Much has been written in recent months about the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on ongoing court cases, both domestically and internationally. Of

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Hon. Mitchell H. Kaplan (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Boston

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

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Australia ratifies the Mauritius convention on transparency in investor-state arbitration

Australia has reinforced its commitment to improving the global investment environment with the ratification of the United Nations Convention on

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Who Decides Who Decides? The Third Circuit Addresses the “Queen of All Threshold Issues” in Arbitration Law

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently addressed what’s been called the “queen of all threshold issues” in arbitration law: does a

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Del. District Court (Third Circuit) Again Holds That 28 U.S.C. 1782 Does Not Apply Vis-à-vis Foreign Commercial Arbitrations.

Congress long ago generously provided for American judicial assistance in obtaining discovery in the United States “for use in a proceeding in a

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Achmea“-Verfahren: das Rechtsprechungsmonopol des EuGH und der Anfang vom Ende der Handelsschiedsgerichtsbarkeit?

Der EuGH hat mit Urteil vom 6. März 2018 entschieden, dass eine Schiedsklausel in einem internationalen Investitionsschutzabkommen zwischen

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Employee Arbitration Award Stands Despite Arbitrators’ Alleged Misinterpretation of the Contract

The Eleventh Circuit refused to vacate an employee’s arbitration award for nearly $4 million for wrongful termination based on the employer’s claim

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

WAX tokens: Amendments to arbitration provisions still govern disputes

On August 13, the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued a stay of proceedings pending arbitration in the case of

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Are Arbitration Clauses a Good Option for Your Family Business?

Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution for parties to resolve their grievances outside of the courtroom. Arbitration is

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Supreme Court of India settles law relating to Limitation to enforce Foreign awards in India

By way of a recent Judgment dated 16th September 2020 in the matter of Vedanta Supreme Court of India settled the law relating to limitation to

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:17 AM

The Knowledge Series on Investment Arbitration

<p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>Date</strong>: 25 September 2020, Friday</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>Time</strong>: 4pm - 6pm (IST)</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Register to hear from global practitioners of investment arbitration and discuss:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Approach to investment treaty planning ― the dos and don&rsquo;ts</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">How to assess a treaty&#39;s investor-state dispute settlement provision</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">How to ensure that an investor and their investment are covered by an investment treaty</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Role of the abuse of process doctrine</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Importance of treaty planning in ensuring that the award is enforceable</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">FTI Consulting and Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration are jointly presenting the series. The knowledge partners for this session are Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas &amp; Co and Clifford Chance.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>Speakers:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Dr Crina Baltag, Senior Lecturer International Arbitration, Stockholm University</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Gaetan Verhoosel, Partner, Three Crowns LLP</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Nicholas Lingard, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Rishab Gupta, Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas &amp; Co</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">J. Romesh Weeramantry, Foreign Legal Consultant, Clifford Chance</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Monday, September 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Wijs als webshopuitbater je klanten correct de weg naar bemiddeling en arbitrage

Ben jij eigenaar van een webshop die zich richt op consumenten? Dan is een recente uitspraak (C38019) van het Hof van Justitie van belang voor jou

Monday, September 21, 2020 8:00 PM

British Columbia Modernizes Its Arbitration Act

Arbitration is often chosen in the belief that it will lead to a faster, more informal and confidential process for reaching a binding

Monday, September 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Australia: Essential Toolkit for Resolving Disputes

Expert determination is a form of ADR that is increasing in popularity. Expert determination can be a fast and cost effective way of

Monday, September 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Take Five Steps to Ensure Better Remote Mediations

The current COVID-19 crisis has forced businesses and their counsel to undertake remote mediations. The cost savings, convenience, and expedited

Monday, September 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Recent Decisions Spotlight Arbitration Agreements in Online Delivery Service Terms and Conditions

The global pandemic has brought about countless changes, including, for many households, increased reliance on online retail and delivery services

Monday, September 21, 2020 8:00 PM

Who Done It?: Royal Seas Cruises to Face Bench Trial on Issue of Arbitrability After Plaintiff Denies Visiting Website

Not only have courts been undertaking a decidedly careful review of website terms and layouts before enforcing clauses, they continue to credit claims

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

How investment treaties can protect foreign investments against state action

Crude oil exporting countries are facing challenging times, with the energy markets on which they rely for their export revenues in turmoil. For many

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

Virtual Hearings: HKIAC Releases Guidelines to Encourage Embracing the New Normal

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how society operates and people live, as people adapt their habits for the new normal. A similar shift is

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

PRC court clarifies enforcement of Mainland award made by foreign institution

On 6 August 2020, Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court made a civil ruling that an arbitral award made in Guangzhou by the ICC should be regarded as

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

SICC upholds arbitral awards despite tribunal errors and foreign illegality

In a recent judgment from the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”), the International Judge refused an application to set aside several

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

New Government Legislation Programme: Industry & Sector Specific Breakdown Autumn 2020

The Government Legislation Programme for the Autumn session has been published. The Cabinet has approved 30 new bills for p

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

Hon. Mark H. Pierce (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley - JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

Mass. Superior Court Affirms Mutual Request for Attorneys’ Fees in Arbitration Can Provide Requisite Legal Basis for Award of Fees

The Massachusetts Superior Court, Business Litigation Session, recently denied a broker-dealer’s motion to vacate a Financial Industry Regulatory

Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 PM

Yargıtay: Konusu Parasal Olmayan Talepler ile Birlikte Açılan Tazminat Davalarında Arabuluculuk Dava Şartı Değildir

Yargıtay 11. Hukuk Dairesi, alacak ve tazminat talepli ticari davalar açısından zorunlu arabuluculuğun, “davaların yığılması” durumunun meydana

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