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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

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

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

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

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

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 boards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 27 2009

Many parties to major construction and engineering contracts look for a means of obtaining interim binding decisions on disputes, so that work can progress pending final resolution by arbitration or litigation

IBA guidelines on party representation in international arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • July 5 2013

The International Bar Association ("IBA") was founded in 1947 with the stated aim of supporting the establishment of law and administration worldwide

Med-arb an alternative dispute resolution practice

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 28 2012

The practice of combining the mediation and arbitration processes (referred to as "med-arb" below) is known as both "med-arb" and "arb-med", depending on which process was initiated first

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