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Swiss Supreme Court confirms that an arbitral tribunal may under certain circumstances refuse to...

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In a decision published on 15th June 2021, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") dismissed a challenge to set aside an arbitral award because...

The LCIA 2020 Casework Report – More international flavour and a first insight into...

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The LCIA’s 2020 Casework Report reveals that the London arbitration market is busier than ever, at least in part as a result of the...

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on (physical) litigation and international arbitration proceedings in Switzerland

With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in early 2020, Switzerland along with many other countries introduced extensive measures to prevent the spread of...

Part III of a Trilogy: Potential defences of the host states

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We are pleased to introduce the third part of our trilogy of brief commentaries on Investment Treaty Protection & Covid-19 driven State Intervention. In...

Part II of a Trilogy: Investor claims in response to the State’s protective measures...

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We are pleased to introduce the second part of our trilogy of brief commentaries on Investment Treaty Protection & Covid-19 driven State Intervention. In...

Revised IBA Rules 2020

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About 20 years after their introduction, and about 10 years after their first revision, the International Bar Association ("IBA") recently published the new version...

Part I of a Trilogy: State measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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States around the world have adopted measures in reaction to the unprecedented nature and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic to curb the spread of...

Baker McKenzie & WBCSD ESG Litigation Event

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Join Baker McKenzie and WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) on Thursday 25th February in an interactive webinar to understand the complexities of...

DR Annual Update 2021: The Future of Disputes

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has largely influenced and brought about significant changes to the way we solve disputes. We have already seen judicial systems twist...

Austrian Supreme Court confirms arbitral tribunal’s ruling to hold virtual hearing despite one party’s...

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In its landmark decision under docket no. 18 ONc 3/20s, published on 28 September 2020, the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof "OGH") established two...