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The new updated ICC Rules

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From 1 January 2021, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will bring into force revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration ("2021 Rules"), replacing the current...

UCL / Baker McKenzie Lecture – “International Arbitration – From Alabama to Brexit”

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Join us on Tuesday, 17 November 2020, for the 2020 UCL/ Baker McKenzie Lecture on ‘International Arbitration – From Alabama to Brexit’. This year's lecture...

District court stays enforcement of $2 billion arbitral award against Egypt while ICSID annulment...

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Plaintiff, Unión Fenosa Gas, S.A. ("UFG"), a specialized natural-gas corporation organized under the laws of Spain, brought suit in the U.S. District Court for...

Join our Future of Disputes virtual conference throughout November

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The world faces significant levels of social, political and economic instability and uncertainty. To a large extent, while the big-picture context is currently influenced...

Sixth Circuit rules that arbitrator has to resolve the subject of “arbitrability”

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Piersing v. Domino's Pizza, No. 19-2388 (6th Cir. June 17, 2020) Plaintiff, Derek Piersing ("Piersing") was an employee in the state of Washington for...

District court partly vacates an arbitral award due to “manifest disregard” of the law

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Warfield v. ICON Advisors, Inc., No. 3:20CV195-GCM (W.D.N.C. June 16, 2020) In November 2017, Defendants ICON Advisors, Inc. and ICON Distributors, Inc. ("ICON"), terminated...

Eleventh Circuit holds tort claims are within scope of arbitration clause; Panama Convention provides...

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Earth Science Tech, Inc., v. Impact UA, Inc., No. 19-10118 (11th Cir. Apr. 14, 2020) Earth Science, Tech, Inc. ("Earth Science"), a Florida-based distributor...

District Court enforces interim award for reimbursement of costs of arbitration

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Trajkovski Invest AB v. I.Am.Plus Electronics, Inc., No. 2:20-cv-00152-ODW (C.D. Cal. May 7, 2020) . Petitioners, a collection of Swedish technology start-up entrepreneurs owning shares...

Florida district court holds that Federal Arbitration Act grounds for vacatur are inapplicable to...

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Corporación AIC SA v. Hidroelectrica Santa Rita SA, No. 19-20294-CV (S.D. Fla. Apr. 16, 2020) Corporación AIC, S.A. ("Petitioner") and Hidroelectrica Santa Rita, S.A. ("Respondent")...

New York’s highest court holds that arbitration panel did not exceed its authority by...

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Am. Int'l Spec. Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Corp., No. 23 (N.Y. Apr. 30, 2020) Allied Capital Corporation and its affiliate Ciena Capital...