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International Arbitration Yearbook, 9th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the new edition of The Baker & McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. The ninth edition of an annual series...

Turkey permits state court interim attachments before enforcement of arbitral awards

Recent development  While Turkey's International Arbitration Law No. 4686 has long permitted Turkish courts to grant interim relief before or during arbitral proceedings, the law...

Hong Kong Extends Its Arbitration-Friendliness to Arbitrations Outside Hong Kong

In Top Gains Minerals Macao Commercial Offshore Limited v TL Resources Pte Ltd (HCMP 1622/2015) (“Top Gains”), Mimmie Chan J once again showed the...

Tribunal upholds Ecuador’s environmental counterclaims in ICSID arbitration

On 11 August 2015, the Tribunal in the case of Perenco Ecuador Limited v. The Republic of Ecuador (ICSID Case No. ARB/08/6) issued an...

ICSID tribunal orders claimants to disclose third-party funding arrangements

On June 12, 2015 the ICSID tribunal in Muhammet Çap & Sehil Inşaat Endustri ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti. v. Turkmenistan has ordered the claimants,...

UK: Arbitral Tribunal dismisses claim on the basis of non-compliance with an interim order...

While nearly all international arbitral institutions now make provision in their rules for interim relief, national courts are often in a stronger position to...

United States: District court compels discovery in aid of London commercial arbitration

While there are numerous U.S. court decisions holding that federal statute 28 U.S.C. § 1782 may be used to compel discovery in aid of investor-state arbitrations,...

Singapore: High Court considers whether it can issue a permanent anti-suit injunction in aid...

In R1 International Pte Ltd v. Lonstroff AG SGHC 69, the High Court considered whether the courts could issue permanent anti-suit injunctions in...