France: Terms of reference – a key document to which the parties to an...

In a decision dated 15 June 2017, the French Cour de cassation held that an acknowledgment of the validity of the arbitral tribunal’s constitution...

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...

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...

The Year Ahead – Competition: Governments are increasingly aware of the competition for international...

Governments around the world are becoming increasingly aware of the competition that exists for international disputes work, between and amongst national courts and arbitral...

The Year Ahead – Innovation: A new generation of legal analysis tools is emerging

A new generation of legal analysis tools is emerging. All of them rely on innovative use of data, and there is increasing use of...

Turkey: “Mandatory Mediation” Not Mandatory For Parties Who Choose Arbitration

Recent Development The Law on the Execution Proceedings for the Collection of Monetary Receivables Arising out of Subscription Agreements No. 7155 (”Law”) was published in...

Turkey: M&A Arbitration

This post is an extract from the first edition of GAR’s The Guide to M&A Arbitration, first published in December 2018. The whole publication...

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...

A Revised Swedish Arbitration Act to enter into force 1 March 2019

On 21 November 2018, the Swedish Parliament adopted revisions to the Swedish Arbitration Act ("SAA"). The revisions continue to reflect the influence that the...

Quo Vadis Party-appointed Experts?

The never-ending clash between the Civil Law and Common Law traditions in international arbitration took center-stage once again in 2018, with the introduction of...

Italy: State courts’ decisions on appointments and removals of arbitrators are not subject to...

Article 111(7) of the Italian Constitution grants parties with the right to file an extraordinary appeal with the Supreme Court on grounds of error...

Belgium: Arbitration Clause in Agreements with FIFA and UEFA held Invalid

The Court of Appeal in Brussels has recently handed down an important ruling on the validity of arbitration clauses. Under Belgian law, any dispute...

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

Click here for the chapter on France in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on France in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.