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Japan: Consequences of an arbitrator’s failure to disclose relevant facts

In a recent case, Japan’s Supreme Court overturned a decision of the Osaka High Court to set aside a JCAA award on the ground...

Belgian Court suspends enforcement of arbitral award that constitutes illegal State aid

On 12 March 2019, the Brussels Court of Appeal suspended the enforcement of an arbitral award that was considered de facto illegal State aid...

U.S.: District court recognizes as preclusive final, non-appealable Singapore judgment holding that parties had...

China Shipping Container Lines Co. Ltd. v. Big Port Serv. DMCC, No. 15 Civ. 2006 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 15, 2019) Through a series of subcontracts,...

U.S.: District court grants default judgment against an absent defendant and enforces arbitral award...

Tidewater Inv. SRL v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, No. 17-1457 (TJK) (D.D.C. Dec. 17, 2018) Plaintiffs Tidewater Investment SRL and its subsidiary Tidewater Caribe,...

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the UAE

The recently issued implementing regulations of the civil procedures law (Implementing Regulations) have brought a number of amendments intended to facilitate and expedite the...

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...