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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Does third party funding still represent the way forward in arbitration?

That was the question posed to a panel of experts during one of the sessions at the Commercial Dispute Resolution (CDR) Autumn Arbitration Symposium

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Supreme Court strengthens impression that arbitral awards usually stand despite tribunal's procedural errors

Recent case law confirms that the Swedish courts uphold the general principle that awards finalise a dispute between parties. In order to successfully

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Shanghai allows foreign arbitration in Lin Gang area

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice released the Administrative Measures on Business Offices Established by Foreign Arbitral institutions within

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Mediation: Human Rights in Mexico

New judicial criteria about mediation regarding its quality as a constitutional human right. In certain cases, judges will have to suspend a

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Mediación: Derecho Humano en México

Nuevos criterios jurídicos sobre la Mediación en torno a su calidad como derecho humano de rango constitucional. Asimismo, los jueces deberán

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Mission: Impossible - When litigators mediate

While ation is recognised and recommended as a quick and cost-effective means of resolving a dispute by ‘alternative’ means to litigation, some

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

California Court Finds Arbitration Agreements Unconscionable

Agreeing with a trial court that the arbitration agreements at issue were both procedurally and substantively unconscionable, a California appellate

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Of Inconsistency and the Painful Death of Queensland Adjudication

Building industry participants have no insurance against losing their assets under the ineffective and Dying Building Industry Fairness (BIF) Act

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Applicability of the tax regime of UCI incorporated under portuguese law to UCI incorporated under a foreign law

An arbitration decision was recently published in a case where a branch in Portugal of a société civile de placement immobilier incorpo

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Aplicabilidade do regime fiscal dos OIC constituídos ao abrigo da lei portuguesa aos OIC constituídos ao abrigo de lei estrangeira

Foi recentemente publicada uma decisão arbitral em cujo processo uma sucursal em Portugal de uma société civile de placement immobilier co

Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:00 PM

ICSID’s Annual Report for FY2019

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) has published its 2019 Annual Report. The Report provides an interesting

Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Contract Negotiations & The Sanctity Of Contracts : A Case Study Of P&ID V The Federal Republic Of Nigeria (FGN)

Although the foremost advantage of arbitration proceedings is confidentiality; arbitration cases of high import never remain secret due to a number

Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:00 PM

The District of Massachusetts Orders that Comcast Subscribers Must Individually Arbitrate Privacy Class Action Claims

On November 4, 2019, in Wainblat v. Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, et. Al., No. 19-cv-10976, the District of Massachusetts ordered that a

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Enforcing arbitral awards: Dutch Supreme Court rules judges must consider whether consumer law has been complied with

In a judgement dated 8 November 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court found that a judge, when ruling on a request for leave to enforce an arbitration award

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:00 PM

When do challenges for serious irregularity in arbitration succeed and what can you do to avoid them?

An arbitration award can be challenged under section 68 of the English Arbitration Act 1996 (s.68) if there has been a serious irregularity that has

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:00 PM

New stockholm Chamber of Commerce arbitrator’s guidelines and SCC platform

In October 2019, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (“SCC”) issued revised arbitrator’s guidelines (the “Guidelines”

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Global arbitral community now awaits a decision from the UK Supreme Court in Deepwater Horizon appeal

Overnight, the UK Supreme Court concluded hearing the oral arguments in the Deepwater Horizon appeal on the issue of whether an arbitrator must

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Halliburton v Chubb: The Future of Repeat Appointments

The English Supreme Court (Lord Reed, Lord Hodge, Lady Black, Lord Lloyd-Jones, and Lady Arden) has finished hearing two days of submissions in the

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Retirement Home Or Long-Term Care Facility

In a recent interest arbitration award that was convened for the purposes of determining a labour dispute under the Hospital Labour Disputes

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Guide to Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates, 2019

For over three decades, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla has helped businesses optimize opportunities and mitigate risks in the United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Multiplicity of proceedings no reason to withhold anti-suit injunction

In A and another v B and another 2019 EWHC 2478 (Comm), the English High Court granted a continuation of an anti-suit injunction to restrain the

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

When Mum’s Not the Word - Ninth Circuit Appeals Court vacates arbitral award after Arbitrator’s silence on economic interests

Before being engaged to arbitrate, Arbitrators must disclose their ownership interests in the arbitral organization proposed to hear the

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

English High Court Confirms Costs Award Part and Parcel of Substantive Award

In Andrew Martin, Nicholas Greene, Coban 2017 LLP (formerly named Strutt & Parker LLP) v. Michael Harris 2019 EWHC 2735 (Ch), the English High Court

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Key insight into claim on Warranty & Indemnity insurance

The Supreme Court of Victoria has considered whether an insured buyer under a warranty and indemnity (W&I) policy is entitled to indemnity from an

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Law relating to limitation for challenging of arbitration awards

One of the main purposes of arbitration is to resolve commercial disputes within a reasonable time. To achieve this objective UNCITRAL Model law

Monday, November 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dispute Resolution Provisions - More Important Than You May Think

Contractual provisions by their very nature have the potential to create tension between the contracting parties. In the case of hotel

Monday, November 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Similar fact evidence in arbitration proceedings

The question as to what constitutes hearsay evidence and when it is admissible in arbitration proceedings in the CCMA or a bargaining council has

Monday, November 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Employers can start an arbitration program after being sued . . .

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that an employer may impose a mandatory arbitration program with a class or collective relief

Monday, November 11, 2019 7:00 PM

China’s Supreme Court Enunciated the Non-Arbitrability of Antitrust Civil Disputes

For a few years, the topic of whether antitrust civil disputes could be arbitrable had been hotly debated in China. There were few precedents in

Monday, November 11, 2019 7:00 PM

JAMS Sponsors Law Rocks Concerts for a Second Year

JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR

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