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The New DIAC 2018 Arbitration Rules

On 12 to 16 November 2017, the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre hosted the Dubai Arbitration Week 2017, with various conferences, symposia, and networking events lined...

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...

Arb-Med-Arb: what is it and how can it help the parties to solve their...

What is the most efficient alternative, i.e. out of court, way to settle disputes? Arbitral institutions provide many options to the parties: “normal” arbitration,...

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...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

As the NAFTA withdrawal rhetoric heats up, it would be prudent to determine whether your company has any claims against a NAFTA government that...

Seventh Circuit upholds district court’s decision to sanction plaintiff’s attorney for meritless efforts to...

Hunt v. Moore Bros., 861 F.3d 655 (7th Cir. 2017) Attorney Jana Yocum Rine represented plaintiff James Hunt in a dispute with his employer, Moore...

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...

India May Have Signaled its Arbitration Embrace

Recent actions undertaken by the Supreme Court of India could signal a sea change in India’s approach to international disputes.  The Supreme Court recently...