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...

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...

Germany: Federal Court of Justice Lowers the Bar for the Annulment of an Award...

In its decision of May 2017, the Federal Supreme Court of Germany (Bundesgerichtshof) laid down a new principle for setting aside an arbitral award...

A Stepping Stone Without Overstepping The Mark – English Commercial Court Outlines What Constitutes...

In the recent anonymised judgment of P v Q and others EWHC 194 (Comm), the England & Wales Commercial Court gave some important...

 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.