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Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation v PJSC Ukrnafta: issue estoppel and abuse of process in arbitration...

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Key takeaways The Carpatsky case is interesting for a number of reasons as it: underlines the deference paid to decisions of supervisory courts...

Section 68 challenge succeeds on the basis of serious irregularity caused by uncertainty or...

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In Xstrata Coal v Benxi Iron & Steel ( EWHC 324 (Comm)), the English High Court permitted a challenge made under section 68 of...

English Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on the proper law of an...

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Introduction The rules around the law applicable to an arbitration agreement generate considerable discussion in arbitration circles, both in England and elsewhere. The two...

A Practical Global Guide: Arbitration of M&A Transactions

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M&A transactions, which typically involve share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture arrangements, are a huge area of commercial activity,...

Rare successful challenge to arbitral award on a point of law

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In Tricon Energy Ltd v MTM Trading LLC EWHC 700 (Comm), the English High Court granted a rare successful appeal against an arbitral...

Brought to the party: the English Court’s jurisdiction over non-party witnesses in arbitral proceedings

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The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the Court has jurisdiction to compel the evidence of third party witnesses in arbitration proceedings under s....

English High Court interprets “investment” and “investor”

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In The Republic of Korea v Mohammed Reza Dayyani and others EWHC 3580 (Comm), the English High Court rejected an application by the...

COVID-19: Implications for the future of Dispute Resolution

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As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, businesses are facing significant levels of instability and uncertainty caused by weakened...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – United Kingdom

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UNITED KINGDOM Kate Corby, Judith Mulholland, Dogan Gultutan, Nastassja Walschot and Katia Contos A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in England and Wales continues to be...

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

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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...