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District court refuses to enforce foreign arbitral decision that had not yet become binding...

Diag Human, S.E. v. Czech Republic Ministry of Health, No. 13-0355, (D.D.C. Sep. 27, 2017) Plaintiff Diag Human, S.E. ("Diag Human"), an entity incorporated...

Failure to take into account evidence: a serious irregularity?

Overview The recent judgment in UMS Holding Ltd & Ors v Great Station Properties SA & Anor EWHC 2398 saw Mr Justice Teare...

D.C. Circuit affirms district court’s refusal to enforce an award set aside by a...

Getma Int'l v. Republic of Guinea, No 16-7087 (D.C. Cir. July 7, 2017) In 2008, the Republic of Guinea ("Guinea") sought bids to expand and...

Second Circuit affirms decision to vacate international arbitral award after court at the place...

Thai-Lao Lignite (Thailand) Co., Ltd. v. Gov't of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nos. 14-597, 14-1052, 14-1497, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 13065 (2d Cir....

Court denies challenge to award based on issue preclusion

Venco Imtiaz Construction Co. v. Symbion Power LLC, No. 16-1737, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82480 (D. D.C. May 31, 2017) In 2008, the U.S. Agency...

First Circuit Affirms Judicial Confirmation of a Bifurcated Liability Decision

University of Notre Dame (USA) In England v. TJAC Waterloo, LLC, No. 16-1397 (1st Cir. June 28, 2017) Plaintiff-Appellee the University of Notre Dame (USA)...

District Court Confirms Consent Award

Albtelecom SH.A v. Unifi Communications, Inc., No. 16 Civ. 9001 (S.D.N.Y. May 30, 2017) Petitioner initiated arbitration proceedings against Respondent for breach of a telecommunications...

Be careful where you sit! English court refuses to enforce a foreign award set...

In Maximov v NMLK the English Commercial Court tackled again the thorny issue of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which has been...

Fraudulent Arbitral Awards – Anatolie Stati and others v Republic of Kazakhstan [2017] EWHC...

1.            Summary Could permission to set aside the English court's permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award allegedly obtained by fraud be granted in circumstances...

Germany: Federal Court of Justice Lowers the Bar for the Annulment of an Award...

In its decision of May 2017, the Federal Supreme Court of Germany (Bundesgerichtshof) laid down a new principle for setting aside an arbitral award...