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Negotiating governing law and dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • November 24 2010

When negotiating international commercial contracts, it is important that the parties carefully consider their choice of governing law and dispute resolution clauses and that both are expressly set out in the contract

The competence-competence doctrine and the enforcement of arbitral awards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Pakistan, United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2011

In our January 2009 newsletter, we reported on the English High Court judgment in Dallah Real Estate & Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Pakistan

Courts support arbitration practice in Singapore: jurisdictional challenges and joinder

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • December 3 2013

The recent Singapore Court of Appeal decision in Astro v Lippo confirms Singapore as an attractive venue for international arbitration, by

Dispute resolution clauses: achieving certainty in contractual drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 18 2009

An important issue for Japanese parties entering into contracts with international counterparties is the mechanism for the resolution of disputes and in particular, the familiar choice between arbitration and litigation

Recent developments in Singapore

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • April 22 2014

As well as the location of many significant construction and infrastructure projects, Singapore is increasingly the preferred venue for the

ADR in construction disputes: arbitration and dispute boards are not the only answer

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 17 2012

Disputes between parties to a construction project are relatively commonplace. Many can be resolved without great difficulty, but this is not always

Arbitration in South Korea: a new phase begins

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • South Korea
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  • April 8 2013

Whilst the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board ("KCAB") has reported growth in the number of international arbitrations, South Korea is seldom

Dispute resolution clauses and the importance of drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2010

A dispute resolution clause is an agreement within a contract which sets out the mechanism for the resolution of disputes between the contractual parties

Arbitration in England: major court decisions of 20112012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2012

This newsletter provides a snapshot of some of the key English judgments of 2011 and 2012 of interest to those involved, or potentially involved, in international arbitrations seated in London and therefore procedurally governed by English law

Singapore High Court decisions show active support for arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • March 11 2013

Singapore has long been favoured as a seat for international arbitration by Japanese and multinational companies alike. With many Japanese companies