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Part II of a Trilogy: Investor claims in response to the State’s protective measures...

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We are pleased to introduce the second part of our trilogy of brief commentaries on Investment Treaty Protection & Covid-19 driven State Intervention. In...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 14th Edition – now available!

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This new edition reviews important developments in...

16th Annual ICDR Y&I Coffee House Debate

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On 28 March 2021 at 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Eastern / 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CET, Baker McKenzie will be sponsoring the...

Supreme Court of Canada finds Uber arbitration clause is unconscionable

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In Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16 ("Uber v. Heller") the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision...

Revised IBA Rules 2020

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About 20 years after their introduction, and about 10 years after their first revision, the International Bar Association ("IBA") recently published the new version...

California appellate court overturns arbitration award that violated Plaintiff’s statutory right to work

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Brown v. TGS Management Co., 57 Cal. App. 5th 303 (2020) TGS Management Co., Ltd. ("TGS") was a private limited liability company that engaged...

Part I of a Trilogy: State measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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States around the world have adopted measures in reaction to the unprecedented nature and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic to curb the spread of...

Baker McKenzie & WBCSD ESG Litigation Event

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Join Baker McKenzie and WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) on Thursday 25th February in an interactive webinar to understand the complexities of...

District court finds it lacks personal jurisdiction over Defendant where parties explicitly agreed that...

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CleanSpark Inc. v. Discover Growth Fund, LLC, No. 20-cv-6164 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 9, 2020) In 2018 and 2019, CleanSpark, Inc. ("CleanSpark") and Discover Growth Fund,...

District court confirms enforcement of foreign arbitral award, denying arguments that tribunal was not...

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Petitioner Pao Tatneft ("Tatneft"), previously OAO Tatneft, initiated arbitration against the Ukrainian government. The case arose out of the parties' joint ownership of CJSC...