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

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

Litigation Funding in Switzerland

Litigation funding, sometimes called third-party funding or litigation finance, is becoming increasingly popular in Switzerland these days. One major force behind this trend is...

Poland: How far can an arbitral tribunal go if they consider the contract inequitable?

According to the Polish Supreme Court – very far, as it allowed an arbitral award to modify the key provision of a contract on...

English court considers when it is appropriate to grant injunctive relief in aid of...

1. Summary In Company 1 v. Company 2 and another, the English court confirmed its jurisdiction to make orders, including granting interim injunctions, in support...

LCIA Updates Guidelines on Tribunal Secretaries

Overview Following debate within the arbitration community regarding the proper scope of the role of a tribunal secretary and a series of challenges to arbitral...

Credit where credit’s due: The Supreme Court rules on situs of letters of credit...

Given the flows of credit through London, the Third Party Debt Order is a useful tool in the armoury of international award creditors seeking...

Time is of the essence: the importance of bringing a challenge to an arbitral...

For those not familiar with the relevant rules, the calculation of the time limit for challenging an English arbitral award before the English courts...

Getting Your Arbitral Award Paid: Twenty-Five Practical Pointers for Success

The ultimate objective of a party seeking damages in an arbitration is usually to get paid.  This article offers twenty-five practical tips for achieving...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court – Inadmissibility of Croatia’s Request for Revision due to its...

With decision dated 17 October 2017 (4A_53/2017), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court considered for the first time whether Swiss arbitral awards remain subject to...

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...

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

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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