Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Belgium

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BELGIUM Koen De Winter, Michaël De Vroey and Margo Allaerts A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Domestic and international arbitration in Belgium continues to be governed by Part...

Belgian Court suspends enforcement of arbitral award that constitutes illegal State aid

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On 12 March 2019, the Brussels Court of Appeal suspended the enforcement of an arbitral award that was considered de facto illegal State aid...

Belgium: Arbitration Clause in Agreements with FIFA and UEFA held Invalid

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The Court of Appeal in Brussels has recently handed down an important ruling on the validity of arbitration clauses. Under Belgian law, any dispute...

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...

Winter Academy on International Arbitration

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On January, 11-16 the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration will hold the Academy on International Arbitration titled “Beyond the Imaginable Borders: Transformation of Arbitration”. The...

Switzerland to introduce legal basis for arbitration clauses in articles of incorporation

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In recent years, corporate arbitration has played only a minor role in Switzerland. One of the main reasons for this is the legal uncertainty...

9th Baltic Arbitration Days 2020

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The 9th Baltic Arbitration Days will be held in Riga, Latvia at the Dzintari Concert Hall in Jurmala and the Riga World Trading Center....

The Swedish Court of Appeal again rejects Spain’s request of a preliminary ruling from...

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In May 2018, Spain requested the set-aside of an arbitral award in front of the Swedish Svea Court of Appeal. In the award, the...

Arbitration Statistics 2019- How did arbitration institutions fare in 2019?

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The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") recently published its full statistical report for the year 2019, which revealed a slight increase in the number...

The International commercial chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed in its first...

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Paris Court of Appeal, 25 February 2020, No 19/1507575; 19/15816; 19/15817; 1915818; 15/819 The International commercial chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal has recently...

Disputes involving sanctions against Russian persons must now be settled in the Russian state...

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On 19 June 2020, a new Russian Law (Federal Law No. 171-FZ dated 8 June 2020, known as the “Lugovoy Law,” named after its...

Higher Regional Court Frankfurt Finds Publication of a Dissenting Opinion to be Ground for...

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German law strictly protects the secrecy of the deliberations of a court and therefore does not allow the publication of dissenting opinions of lower...

Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation v PJSC Ukrnafta: issue estoppel and abuse of process in arbitration...

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Key takeaways The Carpatsky case is interesting for a number of reasons as it: underlines the deference paid to decisions of supervisory courts...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition 

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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