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Commercial Cases - US court confirms InterDigital award

Premium article - 01 December 2007

A federal court in New York has upheld an arbitral award against Samsung, which the electronics company had been refusing to pay. The respondent, InterDigital Communications, stands to receive US$134 million.

Global Briefing - United States: second circuit upholds anti-suit standard

Premium article - 01 December 2007

An appeal court has extended the scope of the test used when anti-suit injunctions are sought. Hagit Elul of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP reports

Global Briefing - Ukraine: New ICAC Rules in Kiev

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Ukraine has celebrated the 15th birthday of its international commercial arbitration court with new rules. Tatyana Slipachuk, associate partner of Vasil Kisil & Partners in Kiev, and Per Runeland of SJ Berwin LLP in London report

Global Briefing - Poland: Arbitral bodies announce cooperation agreement

Premium article - 01 December 2007

With the 2012 European football championships on the horizon, construction is expected to boom. Tomasz Wardynski of Wardynski i Wspólnicy reports on measures Poland and Ukraine are taking to pre-empt the inevitable disputes

Global Briefing - New Zealand: Parliament updates Arbitration Act

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Campbell Walker of Gilbert Walker reports that New Zealand recently enacted the Arbitration Amendment Act 2007. The changes update New Zealand’s Arbitration Act 1996, which is based on the UNCITRAL Model Law

Global Briefing - Money Column: Market Value in the vivendi case

Premium article - 01 December 2007

The tribunal in the Vivendi case paid proper heed to principles for awarding fair market value - then disregarded them. Mark Kantor asks why

Global Briefing - India: court clarifies when arbitration act applies

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The Supreme Court of India has ruled on when India’s Arbitration Act applies in cases seated abroad. Atul Chitale of A Y Chitale & Associates in New Delhi reports

Global Briefing - Gulf region: reforms pave way for lcia

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Governments and lawyers have continued their efforts to promote arbitration in the Middle East in 2007, particularly in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Philip Punwar of Al Tamimi & Company in Dubai reports

Global Briefing - Chile: court enforces arbitral clause under the Model Law

Premium article - 01 December 2007

Chilean courts have recently rendered another decision that confirms their pro-arbitration trend. Felipe Ossa of Claro & Cia reports

United States: Appeal court rejects nationwide service of subpoenas

Premium article - 01 September 2007

A federal court has refused to authorise nationwide service of arbitral subpoenas. Hagit Elul, of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, reports