Arbitration News from Poland

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...

Arbitration News from Europe

Belgium: Arbitration Clause in Agreements with FIFA and UEFA held Invalid

The Court of Appeal in Brussels has recently handed down an important ruling on the validity of arbitration clauses. Under Belgian law, any dispute...

Fast, faster, Early Determination Procedures?

On 1 November 2018, the revised HKIAC Arbitration Rules entered into force (see GAN: New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations)....

New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has announced that the new version of its Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules) will come into force...

England and Wales: Application to correct an award does not always extend the time...

The English High Court has confirmed in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company Ltd v Songa Offshore Equinox Ltd & Anor EWHC 538...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court rules that arbitral awards against states can only be enforced...

In a decision dated September 7, 2018 (case no. 5A_942/2017, selected for publication), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on the enforcement...

England and Wales: Lost in Translation: Interpreting foreign language arbitration clauses

The Commercial Court has upheld a challenge under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 ("AA 1996") to an arbitral award in which the...

FIDIC Rainbow Suite Second Editions Unveiled

Recent Development On December 5, 2017, the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) launched the second edition of the FIDIC Rainbow Suite of Contracts 2017 at...

Turkey: ISTAC Arbitration is Now an Alternative For Public Procurement Agreement Disputes

Recent development The Turkish Public Procurement Authority recently amended the standard contracts annexed to the Regulations on the Implementation of Public Procurements effective as of...

Vattenfall-Decision Mitigates Achmea-Effect

A couple of months ago a decision by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") shocked the arbitration community: The ECJ decided in its (in)famous...

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.