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

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...

International Arbitration Statistics 2018 – Another busy year for Arbitral Institutions

While it hasn’t been a record year for most arbitral institutions, the demand for arbitration is still very strong. As in the previous yearsSee:...

8th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days 2019: Arbitration in Construction and Public Procurement Disputes/ Current...

From June 13 to 14, the Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. (DIS) and the law firm Klauberg Baltics jointly hosted the 8th DIS Baltic...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court upholds extension of arbitration agreement to non-signatories under the New...

In its decision dated 17 April 2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (SFSC) confirmed for the first time that an arbitration clause may validly...

Czech Republic: Enforcement of foreign arbitration awards by court-appointed bailiffs

Traditionally in the Czech Republic, both national and foreign arbitration awards could have been enforced either in standard court enforcement proceedings or in proceedings...

Russia: An ICC Clause providing for international arbitration under Arbitration Rules of the ICC...

An award creditor, Dredging and Maritime Management SA (“DMM”) sought to recognize and enforce an ICC award issued on 15 September 2014 in a...

U.S.: District court refuses to stay a New York arbitration proceeding between French and...

Safran Elec. & Defense SAS v. iXblue SAS, No. 1:18-cv-07220 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 6, 2019) In 1993, the predecessor of iXblue SAS ("iXblue), a navigation...

Do I know you, Counsel – Can an arbitrator be challenged if he worked...

The world is small, so is the arbitration scene. Therefore, it cannot always be prevented that arbitrators and counsel know each other from previous...

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.