Arbitration News from Europe

ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

Technology plays an increasingly important role in almost every aspect of life and does not stop at international arbitration. While technology could facilitate the...

Failure to take into account evidence: a serious irregularity?

Overview The recent judgment in UMS Holding Ltd & Ors v Great Station Properties SA & Anor EWHC 2398 saw Mr Justice Teare...

Arb-Med-Arb: what is it and how can it help the parties to solve their...

What is the most efficient alternative, i.e. out of court, way to settle disputes? Arbitral institutions provide many options to the parties: “normal” arbitration,...

To stay or not to stay? A question to the commercial court on considering...

Autoridad del Canal de Panama v Sacyr SA and others EWHC 2228 (Comm) and EWHC 2337 (Comm) 1. Summary On 5 September 2017, Blair...

SCC Board Will Provide Reasoned Decisions On Arbitrator Challenges

On 8 November, the SCC announced on its website (click here to view the announcement) that as of 1 January 2018, the SCC Board...

ICC and LCIA Revise Practice Notes

At the end of October, both, ICC and LCIA, introduced revised practice notes. Aiming to increase efficiency of the proceedings the ICC amended its 30-page...

ICCA and Queen Mary School Task Force’s Draft Report on Third Party Funding

On 1 September, a task force of the ICCA and the Queen Mary School of International Arbitration published a draft report on third party...

Eureka! Advocate General blasts European Commission on the validity of intra-EU investment treaties

In an advisory opinion to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Advocate General Wathelet has rejected the argument that investor-State dispute...

Be careful where you sit! English court refuses to enforce a foreign award set...

In Maximov v NMLK the English Commercial Court tackled again the thorny issue of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which has been...

Fraudulent Arbitral Awards – Anatolie Stati and others v Republic of Kazakhstan [2017] EWHC...

1.            Summary Could permission to set aside the English court's permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award allegedly obtained by fraud be granted in circumstances...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on Belarus in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Belarus in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.