The Paris Court of Appeal rules over French courts’ jurisdiction to hear a liability...

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In a recent decision issued by the International Commercial Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal, the court quashed a judgment of the Paris...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – France

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FRANCE Eric Borysewicz, Karim Boulmelh and Marlena Harutyunyan A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation Since the 2011 reform of the French law on arbitration, article 1459 of the...

The International commercial chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed that a failure...

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Paris Court of Appeal, 25 February 2020, No 19/1507575; 19/15816; 19/15817; 1915818; 15/819 The International commercial chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal, created in...

The Paris Court of Appeal confirms arbitrators’ application of UNIDROIT principles in the absence...

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Paris Court of Appeal, 25 February 2020, No. 17/18001 Prakash Steelage Ltd. ("Prakash Steelage" or "Respondent"), an Indian company, entered into a sale agreement with...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – France

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FRANCE Eric Borysewicz, Karim Boulmelh and Marlena Harutyunyan A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation A new Decree no. 2019-1089 on the Certification of Online Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration...

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

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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

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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

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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 Paris Court of Appeal rules over French courts’ jurisdiction to hear a liability...

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In a recent decision issued by the International Commercial Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal, the court quashed a judgment of the Paris...

Brussels Court of First Instance rules that tribunal secretaries can assist in drafting an...

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In a judgment of 17 June 2020, the Brussels Court of First Instance refused to set aside an ICC award in favour of the...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms that claims against bankrupt Swiss parties do not ipso facto...

In a decision published on 1st March 2021, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") ruled on the arbitrability of a claim and the corresponding...

A Year in Arbitration: Recent Court Decisions from Turkey and Developments Around the World

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In the course of the past year, the Turkish courts have issued various decisions in relation to arbitration matters, which may be of interest...

Climate Finance and Arbitration

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against Climate Change was the number one topic on the news. What was most striking about the fight...

The LCIA 2020 Casework Report – More international flavour and a first insight into...

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The LCIA’s 2020 Casework Report reveals that the London arbitration market is busier than ever, at least in part as a result of the...

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on (physical) litigation and international arbitration proceedings in Switzerland

With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in early 2020, Switzerland along with many other countries introduced extensive measures to prevent the spread of...

Recent Case Law of the Czech Supreme Court Confirms the Importance of Independence and...

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In November 2020, the Czech Supreme Court issued two decisions that are of a great importance for the development of arbitration proceedings in the...

The Advocate General calls for additional requirements to be satisfied in order for an...

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On April 22, 2021 the Advocate General issued its opinion in the proceedings before the Court of Justice of the EU ("CJEU") under case...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on France in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.