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U.S.: Appellate court vacates corrected partial final arbitration award and final arbitration award on...

Am. Int'l Specialty Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Corp., Index. No. 656341/16, 2018 NY Slip Op 07194 (N.Y. App. Div. Oct. 25, 2018)...

U.S.: Second Circuit joined the Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in recognizing...

Gen. Re Life Corp. v. Lincoln Nat'l Life Ins. Co., No. 17-2496-cv (2d Cir. Nov. 28, 2018) General Re Life Insurance Corp. ("General Re")...

U.S.: District court denies motion for stay of execution without bond and grants motion...

Stati v. Kazakhstan, No. 14-cv-1638 (D.D.C. Nov. 13, 2018) On March 23, 2018, the District Court for the District of Columbia entered judgment in favor...

U.S.: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to confirm arbitral award issued against the...

Diag Human S.E. v. Czech Republic – Ministry of Health, 907 F.3d 606 (D.C. Cir. Oct. 26, 2018) The Czech Republic Ministry of Health (the...

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...