27 February 2020
Ben Hornan, Jerome Finnis and Charlie Howell of Hogan Lovells in London consider the implications of the English Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Kabab-Ji v Kout for the question of which law governs an arbitration agreement.
26 February 2020
The ITA-IEL-ICC joint conference on international energy arbitration in Houston considered shifting politics in Latin America, sustainability and the prospects of a multilateral investment court, as well as 2019’s most important energy-related developments. Maria Slobodchikova of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York reports.
21 February 2020
Hamid Gharavi of Derains & Gharavi in Paris explains how French arbitration law and courts enable parties instituting arbitrations under the OIC treaty to avoid a denial of justice.
19 February 2020
Akin Gump partner Justin Williams and counsel Jenny Arlington consider recent initiatives to address cybersecurity in international arbitration and what arbitrators, counsel and users can do to manage the risks.
07 February 2020
Alice Colarossi and Larry Schiffer of Squire Patton Boggs in New York take stock of recent US case law that demonstrates three pitfalls to avoid when designating, or not designating, an arbitral forum.
04 February 2020
Ila Kapoor and Ananya Aggarwal of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas in New Delhi consider two recent Indian Supreme Court judgments that have revived confusion over the difference between the seat and venue of an arbitration.
08 January 2020
Ashique Rahman and Miglena Angelova of Fietta in London ask whether investor-state tribunals have dispensed with “abstract” standards of proof when it comes to assessing corruption allegations.
07 January 2020
Kate Apostolova and Paige von Mehren of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer consider a recent Singapore Court of Appeal decision determining the proper law of an arbitration clause that provided for disputes to be submitted to SIAC for “arbitration in Shanghai”.
27 November 2019
Tiago Duarte-Silva and Billy (Milinda) Muttiah of Charles River Associates examine the growth of the mobile telecommunications industry and the accompanying rise in the number of investor-state arbitrations relating to this sector.
13 November 2019
Two years after the SCC added a provision on security for costs to its arbitration rules, Carl Persson and Bruno Gustafsson of Roschier in Stockholm examine the criteria that tribunals must consider when assessing a request for such relief – and argue the analysis should be guided by international best practices.