Be careful where you sit! English court refuses to enforce a foreign award set...

In Maximov v NMLK the English Commercial Court tackled again the thorny issue of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which has been...

Fraudulent Arbitral Awards – Anatolie Stati and others v Republic of Kazakhstan [2017] EWHC...

1.            Summary Could permission to set aside the English court's permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award allegedly obtained by fraud be granted in circumstances...

A Stepping Stone Without Overstepping The Mark – English Commercial Court Outlines What Constitutes...

In the recent anonymised judgment of P v Q and others EWHC 194 (Comm), the England & Wales Commercial Court gave some important...

U.S. Second Circuit Confirms Annulled Award Cannot Be Enforced

Two years after its noted decision enforcing an annulled award in the Pemex case, the Second Circuit again took up the issue of enforcement...

Litigation and Arbitration: A “complementary” approach

As we discussed in our blogpost last year, in March 2016, England's Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas, delivered a much debated speech in which...

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...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on England and Wales in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on England and Wales in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.