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Applying for summary procedures in international arbitration: striking the balance

By |February 26th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.

January 9 2018

This blog post was first published on the Practical Law arbitration blog.
The scope of arbitrators’ powers to order summary procedures is open to debate. Any application for summary measures requires careful consideration of the possible benefits to be gained from a successful application on […]

LCIA Updates Guidelines on Tribunal Secretaries

By |February 26th, 2018|

The following article is taken from the Global Arbitration News – A news platform moderated by Baker McKenzie. Click here to go to the original article.
January 15, 2018 | Author: Tom Yates and Georgiana Andrews 
Overview
Following debate within the arbitration community regarding the proper scope of the role of a tribunal secretary and a series of challenges to arbitral awards based on the […]

English court considers when it is appropriate to grant injunctive relief in aid of a foreign seated arbitration

By |February 14th, 2018|

The following article is taken from the Global Arbitration News – A news platform moderated by Baker McKenzie. Click here to go to the original article.
January 17, 2018 | Author: Tom Yates and Daniel Relton 

1. Summary
In Company 1 v. Company 2 and another[1], the English court confirmed its jurisdiction to make orders, including granting interim injunctions, in support of foreign seated arbitrations.  While the […]

Parliament: Laws passed to clarify jurisdiction of Singapore International Commercial Court, which has heard 17 cases since 2015

By |February 6th, 2018|

The following article is taken from The Straits Times. Click here to go to the original article.

PUBLISHED JAN 9, 2018, 5:13 PM SGT | Seow Bei Yi

SINGAPORE – The Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) has heard 17 cases on subjects ranging from construction to banking and finance since it was established in 2015, said Senior Minister of State for Law […]

Litigation finance 101: Best practices for commercial litigation and arbitration

By |January 31st, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
USA | December 15 2017

The use of outside capital in the legal industry is becoming increasingly widespread. Indeed, our latest research (http://www.burfordcapital.com/blog/2016-litigation-finance-survey/) shows that use of litigation finance increased four-fold between 2013 and 2016. And yet, many lawyers and clients still lack direct experience with a […]

Parties Must Take Care to Avoid Risk of Defective Service in Arbitration

By |January 24th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.

United Kingdom | December 11 2017

Two recent English court decisions provide useful reminders that parties to arbitration agreements must take care to properly serve arbitration proceedings on the other party. In doing so, parties will avoid the risk of the court setting aside an award on […]

Facilitating the Belt and Road: CIETAC launches investment arbitration rules

By |January 15th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
Global | December 4 2017

On 1 October 2017, the International Investment Arbitration Rules of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC Investment Arbitration Rules or Rules) came into force. This is the first set of investment arbitration rules ever promulgated by a Chinese arbitration institution; […]

Is arbitration a viable option for resolving disputes with a Chinese party?

By |January 8th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
China | December 14 2017

Continuing our current series on doing business in China, this edition discusses the viability of arbitration as a method of resolving disputes. This article highlights international arbitrations with a Chinese party that is decided outside China (“offshore arbitration”) and international arbitrations with […]

Arbitration SpeedRead – Nipping it in the bud – summary procedures in arbitration

By |January 8th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
Global | December 11 2017

In October 2017, the International Chamber of Commerce (the ICC) published an update to its practice note to parties and arbitral tribunals (the Practice Note), which makes explicit the availability under its current rules of an ‘expeditious determination’ procedure for ‘manifestly unmeritorious claims or defences’. In […]

Arbitration in the UAE – one step forward, two steps back?

By |January 4th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.

United Arab Emirates | November 16 2017

Recent developments in the UAE legal framework once again call into question the attractiveness of the onshore UAE as a seat and hub for arbitration, as well as the ability of parties to choose their own counsel. We take […]