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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...

Modernization of the Swedish Arbitration Act in progress

Approaching its twentieth anniversary, the modernization of the Swedish Arbitration Act (“SAA”) is closer than ever. Although the general perception is that the SAA...

U.S.: Currency of Awards

Leidos, Inc. v. Hellenic Republic, No. 17-7082 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 6, 2017) The case arises from an arbitration award won by Leidos, Inc. against...

District court confirms arbitration award, denying plaintiff’s claims that the arbitrator exceeded his powers...

Weirton Med. Ctr., Inc. v. Cmty. Health Sys., No. 5:15-cv-00132 (N.D.W. Va. Dec. 12, 2017) Plaintiff Weirton Medical Center ("Weirton"), a hospital in West...

The New DIS Rules: Conclusion – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

In this last video Joerg Risse will sum up all the main changes of the revised DIS-Rules while pointing out what really matters.

The New DIS Rules: Termination of the Arbitration – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

Jasmin Sayers shows three main changes arbitration users have to be aware of when it comes to the termination of DIS arbitrations (Articles 37-42...

State of Rio de Janeiro regulates arbitrations with state entities

The State of Rio de Janeiro has issued Decree no.. 46,245/2018, regulating arbitrations involving state entities, especially for concession and construction agreements. For other...

The New DIS Rules: Costs – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

One of the most vigorously debated areas of the DIS rules revision are the costs. Heiko Plassmeier will shed light on the new provisions...