Work Area: Commercial arbitration

US court bows to Peruvian public policy

A federal court in New York has refused to enforce an award against Peru because it would breach a Peruvian cap on state payouts – but a dissenting judge says the decision will harm international efforts to promote arbitration.

10 January 2012

Roschier conflict leads to set-aside

A court in Sweden has set aside an award against KPMG because one of the arbitrators, a senior partner at Roschier in Stockholm, had a conflict of interests – a case that has prompted a disciplinary investigation by the Swedish bar association.

30 September 2011

KPMG alleges Roschier conflict

11 April 2011

Dallah v Pakistan: first reactions

In an eagerly awaited ruling on the workings of the New York Convention, the UK Supreme Court has declined to enforce an ICC award against the government of Pakistan.

03 November 2010

LCIA tribunal rules on Iraqi oil dispute

08 October 2010

Arbitration in the EU a 'nightmare'?

Arbitration in Europe seems fated to be "steamrollered by the juggernaut of EU conformity", with the New York Convention no longer functioning and tribunals unable to determine their own jurisdiction, an audience in London heard last week.

09 July 2010

Swedish Court overturns Russian award for lack of notice

10 May 2010

Arbitrator disqualified amid confidentiality concerns

19 February 2010

French court partially sets aside ICC award for violating due process

17 February 2010

The ICC under scrutiny - An interview with Jason Fry

28 October 2009

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