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...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...

A Zero Sum Analysis of Arbitration and Litigation is to the Detriment of Both:...

Lord Thomas: Rebalancing the relationship between the courts and arbitration Lord Thomas's Bailii Lecture on 9 March 2016 has been the subject of much comment,...

The recoverability of third party funding in arbitration

Overview Thanks to the Jackson reforms, when a matter is litigated in a UK court, the fees associated with third party funding are not recoverable....

England & Wales: Setting Aside Arbitral Awards on the basis of Bribery or Corruption:...

In a recent Iranian gas contract dispute, the High Court of England and Wales rejected an attempt to set aside an arbitration award on...

England and Wales: The powers and limitations of the court in arbitration

The court's power to make appointments to an arbitral tribunal and the limitations it faces under the Arbitration Act 1996 were recently considered in...

Silver Linings Playbook: The potential upside of Brexit for investment treaty arbitration

In a recent article on Brexit and International Arbitration, we explained our view that the UK's departure from the EU would have only a...

A Price of Independence: Brexit and International Arbitration

On 23 June 2016, the British public voted 51.9% in favor of leaving the EU (“Brexit“). Legal practitioners, as well as businesses that are...

Fair Play – Bias in Arbitration and Adjudication

“According to the fair play of the world, Let me have audience.” William Shakespeare Whilst Shakespeare's words echo in English law and legal practice, what...

The English courts confirm the approach to claims of arbitrator bias

The topic of arbitrator bias has been the subject of two recent English law cases: W Limited v. M SDN BHD EWHC 422...

CAS Denies Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Athletes’ Challenge of two International Association of...

The IAAF recently extended its ban on Russian athletes through the World Championships in London this summer, stating that Russian athletes should not expect...

Germany: Higher Regional Court of Munich Reins in Claimant Over Repeated Challenges for Lack...

In a decision of November 2016, the Higher Regional Court of Munich (Oberlandesgericht München; hereinafter the “Court”), clarified some general principles underlying a challenge...

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Publishes Report on Investor State Arbitration

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce ("SCC") was founded in 1917.  It is part of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, but...

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...

Germany: Calculation of Damages For a Breach of a Financial Statements Warranty

In many transactions, the target company's financial statements either play an important or even a crucial role for the determination of the purchase price....

The ICC Expedited Procedure – New Demands for the Drafting of ICC Arbitration Agreements...

On March 1, 2017, the new Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC-Rules”) come into force. In Art. 30 and Annex VI,...

Reform Trends in German Arbitration – Towards further International Harmonization or Return to German...

Recently, both the German legislator and the German Institution of Arbitration tasked working groups with a reform of the German arbitration law and the...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...

New Year, New Rules: How Singapore and Stockholm are vying for a piece of...

While toasting the New Year over a glass or two of champagne, it may have gone unnoticed to many of us that the strike...

Comparative Chart of International Investment Arbitration Rules

Investment treaty arbitrations may be brought under the rules of many different arbitration institutions.  As can be expected, each institution has its unique rules...

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on England and Wales in the Arbitration Yearbook.