Arbitration News from Turkey

Turkey permits state court interim attachments before enforcement of arbitral awards

Recent development  While Turkey's International Arbitration Law No. 4686 has long permitted Turkish courts to grant interim relief before or during arbitral proceedings, the law...

Turkey: Constitutional Court confirms the constitutionality of the Law on the Istanbul Arbitration Centre

The expansion of economic globalization and the growing number of transnational transactions in the last few decades have - inevitably - resulted in an...

Have you had your day in Court? Swiss Federal Supreme Court decision clarifies conditions...

One of the central objectives of civil procedural law is to provide a mechanism for the final and conclusive resolution of disputes. In accordance...

Turkish Court of Appeal fails to clarify validity of ‘hybrid’ jurisdiction-arbitration clauses

The background Turkey's International Arbitration Law requires that an agreement to arbitrate disputes be clear and definite. An agreement which contains both a jurisdiction clause...

Turkey establishes Istanbul Arbitration Center

On 29 November 2014, the Turkish government published a law (No. 6570) authorizing the establishment of the Istanbul Arbitration Center. This new institution is...

Are disputes arising from a Turkish company’s articles of association arbitrable?

The Turkish Court of Appeal sheds some light on a long-vexing question Introduction The practice of inserting identical provisions into a company's articles of association and...

Arbitration News from Europe

10th Anniversary Edition of International Arbitration Yearbook – now available!

Baker McKenzie has released the 10th anniversary edition of its annual International Arbitration Yearbook, an in-depth report reviewing significant developments in international arbitration over...

CAS Denies Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Athletes’ Challenge of two International Association of...

The IAAF recently extended its ban on Russian athletes through the World Championships in London this summer, stating that Russian athletes should not expect...

Germany: Higher Regional Court of Munich Reins in Claimant Over Repeated Challenges for Lack...

In a decision of November 2016, the Higher Regional Court of Munich (Oberlandesgericht München; hereinafter the “Court”), clarified some general principles underlying a challenge...

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Publishes Report on Investor State Arbitration

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce ("SCC") was founded in 1917.  It is part of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, but...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Turkey in the Arbitration Yearbook.