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Third party funding in the UAE

This article considers the use and regulation of third party funding in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), historical impediments to the proliferation of third...

Thinking ahead: What to consider prior to arbitration when securing warranties and indemnities under...

In the field of mergers and acquisitions, warranties and indemnities introduced to share purchase agreements (SPAs) offer certain level of security and allocate risk...

More finance disputes, increased international flavour, and the continuing challenge of arbitrator diversity: the...

The LCIA's 2018 Casework Report provides another interesting snapshot of LCIA arbitration in numbers, including improvements in a number of areas since its 2017...

U.S.: District court holds that Section 1782 does not apply to private international arbitrations....

In re Servotronics, Inc., No. 2:18-mc-00364-DCN (D.S.C. Nov. 6, 2018) Plaintiff Rolls-Royce manufactured an engine that contained a valve made by Defendant Servotronics. The...

ICC – More efficiency and transparency in 2019

The ICC committed itself to make arbitration proceedings more efficient and transparent. To reach this objective, the institution has introduced several new policies in...

The Year Ahead – Innovation: A new generation of legal analysis tools is emerging

A new generation of legal analysis tools is emerging. All of them rely on innovative use of data, and there is increasing use of...

Canada: Alberta Court of the Queen’s Bench still split on whether it has jurisdiction...

When multiple international commercial arbitration proceedings are initiated between the same parties, does the court have jurisdiction to consolidate the proceedings without the consent...

Quo Vadis Party-appointed Experts?

The never-ending clash between the Civil Law and Common Law traditions in international arbitration took center-stage once again in 2018, with the introduction of...

Italy: State courts’ decisions on appointments and removals of arbitrators are not subject to...

Article 111(7) of the Italian Constitution grants parties with the right to file an extraordinary appeal with the Supreme Court on grounds of error...

Fast, faster, Early Determination Procedures?

On 1 November 2018, the revised HKIAC Arbitration Rules entered into force (see GAN: New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations)....