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Superior Court of Justice analyses the scope of arbitration in oil and gas concessions

By |December 19th, 2017|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
Brazil November 27 2017

On 10 November, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (“STJ”) published its decision in a long awaited kompetenz-kompetenz (or competence-competence), jurisdictional case brought by Petrobras against the Brazilian oil and gas regulatory agency, the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (“ANP”). […]

Call for Cybersecurity Guidelines in International Arbitration

By |December 19th, 2017|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
Global, USA November 24 2017

Cybercrime has become a regular feature of global news. The question is not if another attack will happen, but when. Prominent examples include the leak of millions of attorney-client documents from law firms Appleby and Mossack Fonseca, and the “Petya” attack, which brought […]

Arbitration Speedread: LCIA updates its guidelines on the role of the Tribunal Secretary

By |December 19th, 2017|

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

Hong Kong, United Kingdom November 21 2017

In October 2017 the LCIA updated its guidelines on the use of tribunal secretaries. This is part of a continuing trend by arbitral institutions to put procedures in place surrounding the use of the tribunal secretary in international arbitration, in particular to clarify […]

Arbitration Exposed? Recent Cases Remind us that Parties Cannot Assume Arbitration Awards will Remain Confidential

By |November 28th, 2017|

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

Global, United Kingdom October 24 2017

Legislation

Arbitration Act 1996
Cases
Symbion Power LLC v Venco Imtiaz Construction Co [2017] EWHC 348 (TCC); [2017] B.L.R. 297 (QBD (TCC))
Teekay Tankers Ltd v STX Offshore and Shipbuilding Co Ltd [2017] EWHC 253 (Comm); [2017] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 387 (QBD […]

English Court rejects claim that notice of arbitration given in a foreign language is not proper notice

By |November 21st, 2017|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
Russia, United Kingdom | October 30 2017

In a dispute between an English company and a Russian company, the English High Court (the Court) refused to set aside an order enforcing a Russian arbitration award on the grounds that the English company had not been given notice […]

Ineligible Arbitrator Also Ineligible to Nominate Arbitrator: Indian Supreme Court – Does the Judgment Open Pandora’s Box?

By |November 15th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.
Pranav Rai/October 18, 2017
This post critically examines the recent Supreme Court judgment in TRF Limited vs. Energo Engineering Private Limited where the court held that a person who is ineligible to be appointed as an arbitrator cannot even nominate an arbitrator. This judgment was […]

Keep Calm and Arbitrate? The Impact of Political Events on International Arbitration

By |November 15th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.
Joe Liu (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre )/October 11, 2017
Recent political developments have resulted in considerable geopolitical uncertainty and presented challenges to the international order. With the UK’s vote to exit the European Union, the election of Donald Trump as US president, the Western […]

Public Comment Period Now Open on Draft Report of the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on Third-Party Funding

By |October 31st, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.

William (Rusty) Park (Boston University), Stavros Brekoulakis (Queen Mary University of London), and Catherine A. Rogers (Arbitrator Intelligence, Inc.)
September 4, 2017

As the Co-Chairs of the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration (Task Force), we are pleased to announce that the draft report of the […]

Cybersecurity In International Arbitration – A Necessity And An Opportunity For Arbitral Institutions

By |October 24th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.

Claire Morel de Westgaver (Bryan Cave)/October 6, 2017

Cybersecurity bears particular significance to the realm of international arbitration. In addition to the ambient cybersecurity risks faced by each participant in international arbitral proceedings, the need to share information between the parties, the tribunal […]

Shanghai Court Refuses Enforcement of SIAC Award Made under 2013 SIAC Expedited Procedure

By |October 19th, 2017|

The following article is taken from Baker McKenzie. Click here to go to the original article.
The Shanghai First Intermediate Court (Shanghai Court), by a decision made on 11 August 2017, recently dismissed an application seeking leave to enforce an award of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on the ground that the conduct of the underlying arbitration had been […]