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...

Part I of a Trilogy: State measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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States around the world have adopted measures in reaction to the unprecedented nature and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic to curb the spread of...

Young IMA Conference and Moscow Vis Pre Moot

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The Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration is pleased to announce the XII Moscow Pre-Moot for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The Moscow...

Baker McKenzie & WBCSD ESG Litigation Event

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Join Baker McKenzie and WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) on Thursday 25th February in an interactive webinar to understand the complexities of...

Revision of form requirements for an arbitration clause in Swiss international arbitration law

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Switzerland has revised its international arbitration law during summer 2020. The revised provisions of the 12th Chapter of the Private International Law Act ("PILA")...

CAS arbitration clause improper under EU law? The General Court of the EU disagrees

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The General Court of the European Union ("Court"), in case no. T-93/18 between the International Skating Union ("ISU") and the European Commission ("EC"), had...

Swiss Supreme Court upholds the request for revision of an arbitral award based on...

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In a recent decision published on 15 January 2021, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC")  upheld a request for revision of an arbitral award...

German Federal Court of Justice applies CISG to validity of the arbitration agreement

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The arbitration agreement is a separate agreement from the substantive agreement (= doctrine of separability). As a result, the arbitration agreement can be governed...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms principle of ‘kompetenz-kompetenz’ as a rule of chronological priority

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In its decision published 2 November 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") upheld an arbitral award referring to the widely recognized principle in...

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...

 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.