Austrian Supreme Court confirms arbitral tribunal’s ruling to hold virtual hearing despite one party’s...

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In its landmark decision under docket no. 18 ONc 3/20s, published on 28 September 2020, the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof "OGH") established two...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Austria

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AUSTRIA Filip Boras and Simon Kapferer A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in Austria continues to be governed by sections 577 to 618 of the Austrian...

Austrian Supreme Court set aside an arbitral award due to a violation of the...

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In its decision of 28 September 2016, the Austrian Supreme Court ("OGH") partially set aside an arbitral award due to a violation of the...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

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The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...

Austrian Supreme Court rules on the form requirements of an arbitration clause

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In a decision of 23 June 2015, the Austrian Supreme Court ("OGH") decided on an action to set aside an arbitral award on jurisdiction....

Austrian Supreme Court renders new decision on the right to be heard in arbitration

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On 23 February 2016, the Austrian Supreme Court ("OGH") rendered a new decision on an action to set aside an arbitral award. Notably, this...

Austrian Supreme Court: Pending arbitration stayed due to insolvency proceedings

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In three similar decisions of 17 March 2015 the Austrian Supreme Court ("OGH") clarified how insolvency proceedings may affect an already pending arbitration. In...

Austrian Supreme Court: Failure to disclose = ground for challenging an arbitrator?

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Pursuant to Section 588 para 1 Austrian Code of Civil Procedure ("ACCP") an arbitrator is under the continuous obligation to "disclose any circumstances likely...

New Inter-State-Arbitration Mechanism under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

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All well that ends well? After more than four years since the Brexit vote and just one week before the end of the Withdrawal...

The Year Ahead: Developments in Global Litigation and Arbitration in 2021

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The Year Ahead – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for 2021 – is now available in English, Spanish and...

EU law, Polish public policy? Polish court’s views on taking into account EU laws...

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The Appellate Court in Warsaw recently ] considered whether the EU state aid regulations form part of the Polish public policy, when considering an...

Swiss Supreme Court denies the extension of an arbitration clause to a third party...

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In a recent decision published 13 November 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") granted the appeal against the partial final award of an...

Baker McKenzie Arbitration Quiz Night

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We are delighted to invite you to Baker McKenzie's first ever Arbitration Quiz Night! Join us on 8 December 2020 at 6.00 pm CET for...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 

Click here for the chapter on Austria in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Austria in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.