Arbitration News from Spain

Tribunal dismisses investor’s claims because of breach of admissibility requirements under the applicable BIT...

Tribunal dismisses investor's claims because of breach of admissibility requirements under the applicable BIT in the ICSID case Supervisión y Control S.A. v. Republic...

Swedish Appeal Court rules that arbitral tribunal should not have heard Yukos claims

In its judgment of 18 January 2016, the Svea Court of Appeal overturned the Stockholm District Court’s judgment and approved the Russian Federation’s plea...

Rising number of arbitration procedures against the Government of Spain involving investments in renewable...

The reform of the renewable energy industry in Spain has resulted in more than ten arbitration procedures filed by foreign or foreign-controlled investors, given...

Arbitration News from Europe

The Prague Rules – Inquisitorial Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

"Creeping Americanization of international arbitration: is it the right time to develop inquisitorial rules of evidence?" A session of the fourth Russian Arbitration Association...

LCIA publishes its facts and figures: The 2017 Casework Report

The London Court of International Arbitration (the "LCIA") has recently published its Casework Report for 2017 which contains statistics on its performance last year....

France: Terms of reference – a key document to which the parties to an...

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...

The Aftermath of Achmea: Germany Requests Dismissal of Vattenfall Case After CJEU’s Achmea Decision

The recent decision of the European Court of Justice (CJEU) in the case between Slovakia vs. Achmea BV (Case C-284/16) seems to have caused...

Minimising your M&A risk: top ten tips from transactional and disputes specialists

In many M&A transactions litigators become involved only after a dispute has arisen. However, a litigator’s experience in handling post-M&A disputes can give them...

Modernization of the Swedish Arbitration Act in progress

Approaching its twentieth anniversary, the modernization of the Swedish Arbitration Act (“SAA”) is closer than ever. Although the general perception is that the SAA...

The New DIS Rules: Conclusion – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

In this last video Joerg Risse will sum up all the main changes of the revised DIS-Rules while pointing out what really matters.

The New DIS Rules: Termination of the Arbitration – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

Jasmin Sayers shows three main changes arbitration users have to be aware of when it comes to the termination of DIS arbitrations (Articles 37-42...

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

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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