England and Wales

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...

England and Wales: Application to correct an award does not always extend the time...

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The English High Court has confirmed in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company Ltd v Songa Offshore Equinox Ltd & Anor EWHC 538...

England and Wales: Lost in Translation: Interpreting foreign language arbitration clauses

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The Commercial Court has upheld a challenge under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 ("AA 1996") to an arbitral award in which the...

English High Court provides useful guidance on whether test for appeal on a point...

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The case of Agile Holdings Corp v Essar Shipping Ltd clarifies the circumstances in which the court can revisit the decision to grant leave...

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

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

Due process and fairness in arbitral proceedings: the Commercial Court rules against finding serious...

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The rejection of SCM Financial Overseas Ltd's ("SCM") challenge to an US$ 860 million award in favour of Raga Establishment Ltd ("Raga") on the...

Commercial Court rules a single request for arbitration is not valid for disputes arising...

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Overview In A v B EWHC 3417 (Comm), the High Court considered whether a single Request for Arbitration was valid in the context of...