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...

Section 68 challenge succeeds on the basis of serious irregularity caused by uncertainty or...

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In Xstrata Coal v Benxi Iron & Steel ( EWHC 324 (Comm)), the English High Court permitted a challenge made under section 68 of...

Court of Cassation Takes Significant Step for Arbitration: Court Sustained an Arbitral Award with...

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The role of the courts in the development of arbitration proceedings is undeniably crucial. The 15th Civil Chamber of the Court of Cassation, with its...

English Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on the proper law of an...

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Introduction The rules around the law applicable to an arbitration agreement generate considerable discussion in arbitration circles, both in England and elsewhere. The two...

New Agreement Between EU Member States: Is This the (Definite) End of Intra-EU Investment...

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For several years there has been turmoil within the EU around the potential termination of bilateral investment treaties ("BITs") concluded between EU member states,...

A Practical Global Guide: Arbitration of M&A Transactions

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M&A transactions, which typically involve share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture arrangements, are a huge area of commercial activity,...

Rare successful challenge to arbitral award on a point of law

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In Tricon Energy Ltd v MTM Trading LLC EWHC 700 (Comm), the English High Court granted a rare successful appeal against an arbitral...

Revised Arbitration Rules of the Finland Chamber of Commerce to enter into force on...

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The Finland Arbitration Institute ("FAI") administers domestic and international arbitrations governed by its Arbitration Rules and the Rules for Expedited Arbitration. These rules were...

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...

The Swedish Supreme Court requests a preliminary ruling from the CJEU on the validity...

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The case concerns a damage claim between a Luxembourg company and the Republic of Poland. The arbitral tribunal determined, in one separate and one...

 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.