Arbitration News from Spain

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Spain

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SPAIN Victor Mercedes, José Ramón Casado, Carmen Alonso and Enrique Silvente A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Approval of Royal Decree-Law 3/2020, dated 4 February, that adopts urgent...

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

Possible changes to Polish arbitration law – could the introduction of conversion of pending...

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On 3 September 2021, the Ministry of Justice of Poland proposed an amendment to the Code of Civil Procedure (“the Draft”), with its main...
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Arbitration Statistics 2020 – In Full Sail Through the COVID Storm

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Introduction It is this time of the year again: most major arbitration institutions have published their statistical reports, giving us the opportunity to take a...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms that an arbitral tribunal may under certain circumstances refuse to...

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In a decision published on 15th June 2021, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") dismissed a challenge to set aside an arbitral award because...

Offsetting counterclaims against an arbitral award in the enforcement stage – a promising defense?

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In a recent decision, the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt defined the requirements and limits in which the losing party in an arbitration can...

How long do parties need to wait for an arbitral award in Germany?

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Parties often chose arbitration over state court litigation because arbitral proceedings are more flexible and more efficient. Parties are typically not in the business...

The Paris Court of Appeal rules over French courts’ jurisdiction to hear a liability...

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In a recent decision issued by the International Commercial Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal, the court quashed a judgment of the Paris...

Brussels Court of First Instance rules that tribunal secretaries can assist in drafting an...

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In a judgment of 17 June 2020, the Brussels Court of First Instance refused to set aside an ICC award in favour of the...

Swiss Supreme Court confirms that claims against bankrupt Swiss parties do not ipso facto...

In a decision published on 1st March 2021, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC") ruled on the arbitrability of a claim and the corresponding...

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.