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Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:00 PM

COVID -19 Things to Watch Out for

If employers allow their employees to work from their homes until COVID-19 is over, they should execute protocols to set clear conditions, rules and

Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:00 PM

How is litigation and arbitration affected by COVID-19?

With the UK in a nationwide lockdown, how is this affecting the continued operation of dispute resolution processes? Here we summarise the responses

Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:00 PM

How will the COVID-19 outbreak affect my ongoing arbitration

Thousands of disputes are dealt with by way of international arbitration every year and it is inevitable that when most countries started introducing

Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:00 PM

Expedited Remote Arbitration in the Age of COVID-19

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will leave many companies with less time and money to devote to litigating their business disputes

Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:00 PM

The Singapore convention on mediation: A central framework

On 12 March 2020, Qatar ratified the Singapore Convention on Mediation - thereby starting the 6-month clock before the treaty comes into force. This

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Arbitration in the time of COVID-19. The Romanian Perspective

Amid the spread of COVID-19, the Romanian President decreed a state of national emergency in Romania, with express measures to be taken in the justice

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:00 PM

The Show Must Go On: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation During COVID-19 in Australia

Dispute resolution mechanisms are still open to resolve disputes in these unprecedented times. Various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Contracts and COVID-19: 10 Top tips

Nobody knows what will happen over the coming months. But decisions on complying with contractual obligations need to be taken now nonetheless. We

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

To stay or not to stay? B.C Supreme Court grants a stay and finds arbitration clause contained in a standard form contract to be valid

In a recent case brought before the British Columbia Supreme Court, Williams v. Amazon, the Court had to determine the validity of an arbitration

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on case administration and calendaring in Oregon and Washington courts

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state and federal courts in Oregon and Washington have enacted numerous administrative and case management

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

Would Tortious claims not be Arbitrable ?

In Equivalenza, the Court of Appeal of Paris has set aside by judgment 5 September 2019, no. 1703703, a decision by the Tribunal de Commerce de

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

Епидемията Covid-19 в България: арбитражът като заместител на държавните съдилища

На 13 март 2020 г. България обяви извънредно положение във връзка със защита на общественото здраве. Спешната ситуация, създадена от епидемията на

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

AMS Assessments now on Hold

There is much discussion about the impact that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is having on our lives in recent times. It is now beginning to have an impact on

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

COVID-19 Update: Litigation Issues in the Midst of COVID-19

There are many litigation issues presented by the outbreak of and response to COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus). We address below

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 PM

Mediation in Hong Kong - Exploring the Appetite of this Form of ADR

Hong Kong has been trying for over a decade to grow the commercial space’s appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Can a Refusal to Engage in ADR be Justified?

Failing to engage in ADR Mediation can result in an adverse costs order being made against the refusing party, if it is found that they were acting

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Changes to Bereavement Damages Awards from 1 May 2020

Following The Damages for Bereavement (Variation of Sum) (England and Wales) Order 2020, published on 16 March 2020, the award for bereavement in

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Suspension des activités des tribunaux en raison de la COVID-19 : les avantages de l’arbitrage pour régler les différends commerciaux

Le présent bulletin traite des questions suivantes découlant de la pandémie de COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Litigation and ADR during the outbreak of COVID-19

Ravi Singhania, and Vikas Goel, addressing your concerns about Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution in India in COVID-19 scenario

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Covid-19 Lockdown in Bulgaria: Arbitration as a Substitute for Courts

Bulgaria declared a public health emergency on 13 March 2020. The Covid19 emergency has affected multiple government services in Bulgaria, including

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Confucius said: it does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. COVID-19 and your building project

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Consumer cannot avoid arbitration by suing "DOE" Defendants

Last week in Gonzales v. Credit One Bank, N.A., No. 19-cv-00733-DAD-BAM, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46236 (E.D. Cal. March 17, 2020), the court compelled

Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Dutch Court of Appeal reinstates USD 50 billion Yukos awards

On 18 February 2020, The Hague Court of Appeal reinstated three landmark arbitral awards ordering the Russian Federation to pay approximately USD 50

Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Chipping away at the ‘narrow approach’ to the Court’s powers in aid of arbitration?

The long-standing controversy as to whether orders made by the Court “for the purposes of and in relation to arbitral proceedings” under s. 44 of the

Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Arbitration in a time of Covid-19: My experience so far - by Josephine Davies

The spread of Covid-19 across the globe has been dramatic. Worldwide, governments are imposing restrictions. This should not, however, stop us

Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Covid-19 e possibili impatti sul mondo dell’arbitrato e ADR in Italia

L’Italia, uno dei Paesi prima e più toccati dalla pandemia, è stata tra i primi a prendere misure drastiche per la lotta al Coronavirus affrontandone

Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Covid-19 e l’arbitrato internazionale

Anche l’arbitrato internazionale deve affrontare l’emergenza COVID-19. Tanto da un punto di vista procedurale quanto da un puto di vista logistico

Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Conducting arbitration remotely in the wake of COVID-19: the Seoul Protocol on Video Conferencing in International Arbitration

The spread of COVID-19 is obviously affecting the way in which companies conduct international business. It will also impact the way in which they

Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Post Lomax v Lomax: two recent judgments relating to ADR and the courts

We have previously reported on the Court of Appeal judgment in Lomax v Lomax 2019 EWCA Civ 1467. In the Lomax decision, the Court held that it had

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