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Enforcement of Intra-EU Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards in U.S. Remains Unclear After D.C. Court’s...

In Micula v. Romania, a D.C. district court judge recently enforced an investor-state arbitration award in a case brought by nationals of a European...

District court holds Respondents in contempt for violating the court’s anti-suit injunction order

Jolen, Inc. v. Kundan Rice Mills, Ltd., No. 19-cv-01296 (S.D.N.Y. July 9, 2019) In November 2004, the parties executed an Exclusive Trademark License Agreement...

Singapore International Commercial Court considers first application to set aside an arbitral award

In BXS v BXT SGHC(I) 10, the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") heard its first application to set aside an arbitral award. The...

Singapore Mediation Convention

A new treaty to encourage cross-border mediation The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation was signed by 46 States yesterday at...

U.S.: District court confirms foreign arbitral award under New York Convention despite pending set...

Compañía de Inversiones Mercantiles S.A. v. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., No. 15-CV-02120 (D. Colo. Mar. 25, 2019) Respondents Grupo Cementos de...

U.S.: . Ninth Circuit holds that settlement agreement entered as an order by a...

Castro v. TriMarine Fish Co. LLC, No. 17-35703 (9th Cir. Feb. 27, 2019) Plaintiff Castro was injured while working as a deck hand aboard...

U.S.: District court refuses to confirm unreasoned arbitration award and remands it to the...

Smarter Tools Inc. v. Chongqing SENCI Import & Export Trade Co., No. 18-cv-2714 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 26, 2019) Smarter Tools Inc. ("STI"), a Virginia corporation,...

Hong Kong: Court clarifies when the limitation period for enforcing arbitral awards in Hong...

Under Hong Kong law, an arbitration agreement is premised upon an implied undertaking by the parties to perform an award. Accordingly, the 6-year time...

U.S.: District court stays enforcement proceedings pending foreign appeal of the arbitral award.

Gretton Ltd. v. Republic of Uzbekistan, No. 18-cv-01755 (D.D.C. Feb. 6, 2019) Petitioner, Gretton Ltd. ("Gretton"), is a litigation funder. Following the alleged expropriation...

U.S.: District court grants petition to confirm foreign arbitral award and awards attorneys’ fees.

Eolica Tres Mesas, S. de R.L. de C.V. v. Abengoa Mexico S.A. de C.V., No. 1:18-cv-07505 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2019) In June 2014, Eolica...