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Ukraine: Enforceability of emergency arbitral awards (JKX Oil & Gas PLC v. Ukraine)

The Ukrainian Supreme Court ruled in September 2018 on recognition and enforcement of the emergency arbitral award (the “Emergency Award”) rendered under the Arbitration...

U.S.: New York appellate court reverses decision overturning an international arbitration award for manifest...

Daesang Corp. v NutraSweet Co., 2018 NY Slip Op 06331 (App. Div. 1st Dept. 2018) A dispute between Daesang Corporation ("Daesang") and the NutraSweet Company...

Argentine Supreme Court supports restricted review of arbitral awards

On November 6, 2018, the Argentine National Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") ruled on a case regarding the annulment of a domestic arbitration award. The...

England and Wales: Application to correct an award does not always extend the time...

The English High Court has confirmed in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company Ltd v Songa Offshore Equinox Ltd & Anor EWHC 538...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court rules that arbitral awards against states can only be enforced...

In a decision dated September 7, 2018 (case no. 5A_942/2017, selected for publication), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on the enforcement...

First Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings in China and Enforcement in Hong Kong

In August 2018, the Beijing Arbitration Commission ("BAC") closed its first arbitration case involving emergency arbitration procedures in China ("GKML Case"). This case, with...

U.S.: District court holds that enforcement of award requiring a foreign sovereign to recognize...

Hardy Exploration & Prod. (India), Inc. v. Gov't of India, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Civil Action No. 16-140 (D.D.C. June 7, 2018)...

U.S.: District court confirms arbitration award, rejecting petitioners’ assertion that the arbitrator committed manifest...

KT Corp. v. ABS Holdings, LTD., No. 1:17-cv-07859 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 10, 2018) KT Corp. ("KT"), a Korean firm, and ABS Holdings ("ABS"), a Bermuda...

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal clarifies principles applicable where a party seeks to...

This article discusses the decision of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") in  Astro v First Media. The CFA has allowed First...

U.S.: District court finds motion to confirm award was properly served pursuant to terms...

Voltage Pictures, LLC v. Gulf Film, LLC, LACV 18-00696-VAP (C.D. Cal. Apr. 17, 2018) Between 2013 and 2015, Voltage Pictures and Gulf Film entered...