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English High Court provides useful guidance on whether test for appeal on a point...

The case of Agile Holdings Corp v Essar Shipping Ltd clarifies the circumstances in which the court can revisit the decision to grant leave...

Due process and fairness in arbitral proceedings: the Commercial Court rules against finding serious...

The rejection of SCM Financial Overseas Ltd's ("SCM") challenge to an US$ 860 million award in favour of Raga Establishment Ltd ("Raga") on the...

U.S.: District court refuses to allow non-parties to arbitration to intervene in enforcement proceedings,...

Eddystone Rail Co. v. Jamex Transfer Servs., LLC, No. 17-cv-1266 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 7, 2018) A district court in the Southern District of New York...

U.S.: District court refuses to stay enforcement of an award pending foreign challenge but...

Tatneft v. Ukraine, No. 17-582 (D.D.C. Mar. 19, 2018) On July 4, 1995, Tatarstan and Ukraine entered into an agreement to create CJSC Ukrtatnafta...

U.S.:District court confirms ICSID award and refuses to stay enforcement pending foreign proceeding.  

Rusoro Mining Ltd. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, No. 16-cv-02020 (D.D.C. Mar. 1, 2018) Rusoro, a Canadian company, owned 58 mining concessions and contracts...

U.S.: District court holds arbitration awards entered by parties’ consent are subject to the...

Transocean Offshore Gulf of Guinea VII Ltd. v. Erin Energy Corp., No. H-17-2623 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 12, 2018) Petitioners, Transocean Offshore Gulf of Guinea...

U.S.: District court confirms arbitration award, denying Respondent’s claims that the agreement at issue...

Balkan Energy Ltd. v. Republic of Ghana, No. 17-cv-00584 (D.D.C. Mar. 22, 2018) In 2007, the Republic of Ghana ("Ghana") negotiated with Balkan Energy...

The Netherlands: Enforcement of Annulled Awards

On 24 November 2017, the Netherlands Supreme Court rendered a notable judgment in exequatur proceedings in a case governed by the New York Convention....

Malaysia: The consideration to set aside an arbitral award

The ambiguous legal position of the grounds to set aside an arbitral award since the Arbitration Act 2005 came into force has finally been...

Poland: The autonomy of the arbitration proceedings and the limited scope of the public...

The Polish Supreme Court dealt with two issues arising out of setting aside proceedings. First, the question of the relationship between the decision of...