Arbitration News from Spain

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Spain

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SPAIN Victor Mercedes, José Ramón Casado, Enrique Silvente and Isabel Pasquau A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Approval of Royal Decree-Law 17/2019, dated 22 November, which adopts urgent...

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

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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

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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...

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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

Higher Regional Court Frankfurt Finds Publication of a Dissenting Opinion to be Ground for...

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German law strictly protects the secrecy of the deliberations of a court and therefore does not allow the publication of dissenting opinions of lower...

Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation v PJSC Ukrnafta: issue estoppel and abuse of process in arbitration...

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Key takeaways The Carpatsky case is interesting for a number of reasons as it: underlines the deference paid to decisions of supervisory courts...

Reform of Swiss international arbitration law approved by the Parliament

In 2017, the Swiss Government released a draft bill aiming at a reform of the Swiss international arbitration legislation. On 9 June 2020, after several...

Section 68 challenge succeeds on the basis of serious irregularity caused by uncertainty or...

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In Xstrata Coal v Benxi Iron & Steel ( EWHC 324 (Comm)), the English High Court permitted a challenge made under section 68 of...

Court of Cassation Takes Significant Step for Arbitration: Court Sustained an Arbitral Award with...

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The role of the courts in the development of arbitration proceedings is undeniably crucial. The 15th Civil Chamber of the Court of Cassation, with its...

English Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on the proper law of an...

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Introduction The rules around the law applicable to an arbitration agreement generate considerable discussion in arbitration circles, both in England and elsewhere. The two...

New Agreement Between EU Member States: Is This the (Definite) End of Intra-EU Investment...

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For several years there has been turmoil within the EU around the potential termination of bilateral investment treaties ("BITs") concluded between EU member states,...

A Practical Global Guide: Arbitration of M&A Transactions

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M&A transactions, which typically involve share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture arrangements, are a huge area of commercial activity,...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Spain in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Spain in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.