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...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms principle of ‘kompetenz-kompetenz’ as a rule of chronological priority

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In its decision published 2 November 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") upheld an arbitral award referring to the widely recognized principle in...

New Inter-State-Arbitration Mechanism under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

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All well that ends well? After more than four years since the Brexit vote and just one week before the end of the Withdrawal...

The Year Ahead: Developments in Global Litigation and Arbitration in 2021

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The Year Ahead – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for 2021 – is now available in English, Spanish and...

EU law, Polish public policy? Polish court’s views on taking into account EU laws...

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The Appellate Court in Warsaw recently ] considered whether the EU state aid regulations form part of the Polish public policy, when considering an...

Swiss Supreme Court denies the extension of an arbitration clause to a third party...

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In a recent decision published 13 November 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") granted the appeal against the partial final award of an...

Baker McKenzie Arbitration Quiz Night

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We are delighted to invite you to Baker McKenzie's first ever Arbitration Quiz Night! Join us on 8 December 2020 at 6.00 pm CET for...

Austrian Supreme Court confirms arbitral tribunal’s ruling to hold virtual hearing despite one party’s...

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In its landmark decision under docket no. 18 ONc 3/20s, published on 28 September 2020, the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof "OGH") established two...

Arbitrator challenges: a practical guide

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1. A case for challenge Nothing is more important in arbitration than the impartiality and independence of arbitrators. Parties hand over their fundamental right to...

The new updated ICC Rules

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From 1 January 2021, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will bring into force revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration ("2021 Rules"), replacing the current...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on France in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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