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U.S. Court rejects public policy objections and affirms enforcement of international arbitral award against...

In 1999, Enron Nigeria Power Holding, Ltd ("ENPH") entered into a power purchase agreement ("PPA") with Nigeria, Lagos State, and the National Electric Power...

Brazilian Superior Court denies Recognition of Award Due to Conflict Relating to Arbitrator’s Law...

On April 19, the special chamber of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice denied recognition of an arbitral award issued in the United States...

US court confirms international arbitral award against non-signatory.

Petitioner, Trina Solar US, Inc. ("Trina"), is a California company that manufactures and sells solar panels. In 2012, Trina began negotiations with Respondents, Australia-based...

Ontario introduces new international arbitration legislation

Canada has long been an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction and was the first state to adopt the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration ("Model...

US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses district court and vacates arbitration award based...

The Ninth Circuit Court of appeals reversed a district court’s refusal to vacate an arbitration award for improper conduct by the Tribunal chairman, finding...

U.S. Court confirms arbitral award and concludes that Respondent may not deduct purported Taiwanese...

The Southern District of New York rejected public policy and due process defenses and confirmed an international arbitration award while rejecting an argument that...

U.S. court denies request to vacate award based on alleged partiality of arbitrator and...

A U.S. District Court rejected Argentina’s attempt to vacate a USD 21 million international arbitration award in a proceeding administered by ICSID under the...

UK Supreme Court rules on whether award debtors can be ordered to pay security...

In a landmark decision, the UK Supreme Court has determined that the New York Convention does not permit domestic courts to require the provision...

First Time PRC Court Recognizes a Foreign Judgment Based on Principle of Reciprocity

On 9 December 2016, the Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court (“Jiangsu Court”) handed down a decision recognizing and enforcing a civil judgment made by the...

Court of Appeal provides clarification on “good faith” principle in the context of enforcement...

Hong Kong courts have a discretion to enforce foreign awards under the New York Convention ("NYC") even though a ground for resisting enforcement has...