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QATAR: Court declines to enforce foreign award

QATAR: Court declines to enforce foreign award

Premium article - 17 March 2014

Matthew Walker of K&L Gates in Qatar reports on a newly published decision by a Qatari court that annulled an ICC award rendered in Paris on the basis that it was not issued in the name of the Emir.

Astro v Lippo judgment delivered in Singapore

Astro v Lippo judgment delivered in Singapore

Premium article - 31 October 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Singapore's highest court has delivered its much-anticipated judgment in the Astro v Lippo case, concerning the enforcement of SIAC awards worth US$250 million.

Greece faces bid to enforce Olympics award

Greece faces bid to enforce Olympics award

Premium article - 17 July 2013

A US security systems company has applied to a court in Washington, DC to confirm a €40 million ICC award against Greece issued in a dispute arising from the Athens 2004 Olympics. Meanwhile, the state has instructed outside counsel to defend it in an ICSID claim over its sovereign debt restructuring.

NEW YORK: Remedies and enforcement

NEW YORK: Remedies and enforcement

Premium article - 18 March 2013

Organised by a student-led group, Columbia Law School’s Arbitration Day considered alternative remedies to damages, the enforcement of awards set aside in the country of origin and waivers of the right to set aside an award, as well as best practice in enforcement proceedings. Michele Curatola, an LLM student at the school and a member of the conference planning committee, reports.

Chinese awards made enforceable in India

Chinese awards made enforceable in India

Premium article - 05 April 2012

The Indian government has said it will recognise China and Hong Kong as territories to which the New York Convention applies, the Hong Kong Department of Justice announced today.

Award of detained arbitrator goes unenforced in US

Award of detained arbitrator goes unenforced in US

Premium article - 29 March 2012

A court in New Orleans has refused to confirm an arbitral award against a Chinese state-owned shipbuilding group that went unsigned by one of the arbitrators, former CIETAC secretary general Wang Shenchang, because of his detention in China in 2006.

KPMG alleges Roschier conflict

KPMG alleges Roschier conflict

Premium article - 11 April 2011

Audit firm KPMG is seeking to overturn a Swedish arbitral award on the ground that the arbitrator it appointed to hear the case - a partner at Roschier in Stockholm - had a conflict of interests.

Dallah: The long road to non-enforcement

Premium article - 01 December 2010

The UK Supreme Court has issued its first decision on the legal framework supporting international arbitration in Dallah v Pakistan – taking a tough line on the enforcement of New York Convention awards. Partner Ben Holland and senior associate David Bridge, of CMS Cameron McKenna in London, report on the judgment and its implications

UAE takes baby steps over enforcement

UAE takes baby steps over enforcement

Premium article - 01 December 2010

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards under the New York Convention has become a reality in the United Arab Emirates, thanks to the Fujairah Court of First Instance – but practitioners warn against celebrating too soon.

Russian award set aside after arbitrator's death

Russian award set aside after arbitrator's death

Premium article - 28 July 2010

Russia's top commercial court has set aside an arbitral award that was issued two months after a member of the tribunal had died - in apparent disregard of MKAS rules that say the other arbitrators can continue with a case in such circumstances.