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The ICC Expedited Procedure – New Demands for the Drafting of ICC Arbitration Agreements...

On March 1, 2017, the new Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC-Rules”) come into force. In Art. 30 and Annex VI,...

Comparative Chart of International Investment Arbitration Rules

Investment treaty arbitrations may be brought under the rules of many different arbitration institutions.  As can be expected, each institution has its unique rules...

Post-M&A Arbitration: Warranty & Indemnity Insurance Changes the Scene

Post-M&A arbitration has long followed an established pattern: In the course of the transaction the buyer assesses the characteristics of the target company by...

Choice of Law and Dispute Resolution in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) has experienced decades of economic growth and has emerged as a leading regional commercial hub, attracting large and numerous...

ICC publishes arbitrator’s details – A new level of transparency

At the beginning of the year, the ICC announced that as of this year it will publish the ICC- and party-appointed arbitrators' names and...

Comparison of UAE and DIFC-seated arbitrations

This article analyses the options for arbitration in the UAE, including the DIFC. It analyses the advantages and disadvantages of using the UAE or...

Event: CAS: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

On August 30, 2016, the ABA Section of International Law will hold a teleconference entitled “CAS”: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016...

The Vanishing Trial & the 30-70 %-Disease – Why Both Matter for Arbitration Practitioners

This article is about two phenomena which currently impact the business of dispute resolution: The Vanishing Trial and the 30-70 %-Disease. What lies behind...

Angola to accede to the New York Convention

Angola is to become the 157th signatory state to the New York Convention, paving the way for the first time to the effective recognition...

Fifth Circuit refuses appellate review of order compelling fragmented arbitration

In Al Rushaid v. National Oilwell Varco, Inc., No. 15-20260 (5th Cir. Feb. 17, 2016), the Fifth Circuit refused appellate review of an order...