Arbitration News from Poland

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...

Poland: The autonomy of the arbitration proceedings and the limited scope of the public...

The Polish Supreme Court dealt with two issues arising out of setting aside proceedings. First, the question of the relationship between the decision of...

Poland: How far can an arbitral tribunal go if they consider the contract inequitable?

According to the Polish Supreme Court – very far, as it allowed an arbitral award to modify the key provision of a contract on...

Arbitration in Poland after the 2015 amendments of the Code of Civil Procedure and...

In a nutshell, arbitration must fulfil two main aims to be attractive to its potential users: enforceability of the award must be certain and...

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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...

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

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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