Arbitration News from Italy

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...

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...

USA: NY Convention gives no jurisdiction over action to enforce foreign judgment conflicting with...

In Albaniabeg Ambient Sh.p.k. v. Enel S.p.A. and Enelpower S.p.A., No. 15 Civ. 3283 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 11, 2016), the District Court for the Southern...

Italy withdraws from Energy Charter Treaty

The Italian government has recently declared its withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty ("ECT"). The ECT is a multilateral treaty between 53 countries across...

Arbitration News from Europe

India’s Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2019 comes into force

On 9 August 2019, the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2019 (“the Amendment Act”) came into force in India. The legislative changes introduced by...

The Year Ahead 2020 – developments in global litigation and arbitration

We are pleased to inform you that The Year Ahead 2020 – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for...

Poland – Changes to law – arbitrability of disputes over corporate resolutions

Abstract: Polish Civil Procedure Code is now clear on the arbitrability of corporate matters. Background Polish civil procedure law has recently been subject to a wave of...

Polish Appellate Court set aside ICC award for violating basic principles of public policy

The Appellate Court in Wrocław, Poland ] considered the question of whether the principle that a case must be examined comprehensively and that doubts...

Enforcement of Intra-EU Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards in U.S. Remains Unclear After D.C. Court’s...

In Micula v. Romania, a D.C. district court judge recently enforced an investor-state arbitration award in a case brought by nationals of a European...

Federal Republic of Germany faces third ever investor-state arbitration: Might changes to renewables regime...

On 20 September 2019, ICSID registered a request by the Austrian construction company STRABAG SE ("Strabag") for the initiation of an ICSID arbitration proceeding (ICSID Case...

GDPR does not apply to arbitration under NAFTA

In Tennant Energy LLC (USA) v. Government of Canada (PCA Case No. 2018-54), a NAFTA tribunal addressed the reach of the General Data Protection...

Switzerland: New landmark decision on the applicability of the CISG and its interaction with...

In its decision dated 28 May 2019 (case No. 4A_543/2018 (in German), selected for publication in the official court reporter), the Swiss Federal Supreme...

ISDS under ECT remains intact after contrary Declaration by 22 EU Member States

The Achmea decision and its aftermath are still a hot topic in the international arbitration community. In the Achmea decision, the European Court of...

Switzerland: Opting out from domestic arbitration into international arbitration – Federal Supreme Court defines...

In its decision dated 7 May 2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (SFSC) clarified the requirements of a parties' agreement to exclude the domestic...

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

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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