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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)....

New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has announced that the new version of its Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules) will come into force...

Argentina: New Law on International Commercial Arbitration

On July 26, 2018 Law No. 27,449 on International Commercial Arbitration (“LACI” for its Spanish acronym), was published in the Official Gazette. Said law...

England and Wales: Apparent Bias In Arbitral Tribunals – Guidance from the Court of...

In April 2018, the Court of Appeal issued its decision in Halliburton Company v (1) Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd (2) (3) (4)...

Canada: British Columbia modernizes its international commercial arbitration legislation

British Columbia is now the second Canadian province to modernize its international arbitration legislation by adopting the 2006 amendments to the UNCITRAL Model Law...

Draft Model BIT abandons Party-Appointed Arbitrators

On 16 May 2018, Global Arbitration Review published a report on the Netherlands newly published draft model BIT. The news heading was "Radical proposals...

The UAE introduces long-awaited stand-alone Arbitration Law: Summary of key provisions

  What has changed? On 3 May 2018, the UAE published its first stand-alone Arbitration Law under Federal Law No. 6 of 2018. The UAE's...

The Prague Rules – Inquisitorial Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

"Creeping Americanization of international arbitration: is it the right time to develop inquisitorial rules of evidence?" A session of the fourth Russian Arbitration Association...

France: Terms of reference – a key document to which the parties to an...

In a decision dated 15 June 2017, the French Cour de cassation held that an acknowledgment of the validity of the arbitral tribunal’s constitution...

Discovery. Ninth Circuit holds that the Federal Arbitration Act does not grant arbitrators the...

Vividus LLC v. Express Scripts, Inc., No. 16-16187 (9th Cir. Dec. 21, 2017) Petitioners-Appellants Vividus, LLC f/k/a HM Compounding Services and HMX Services, LLC...