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Approaches to ADR in arbitration and litigation proceedings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa
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  • September 22 2012

We asked local counsel in 21 African jurisdictions whether parties to litigation or arbitration were required to consider or submit to alternative dispute resolution procedures before or during proceedings

Italy’s Constitutional Court rules mandatory mediation unconstitutional

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Italy
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  • November 5 2012

In an interim statement released by the Court on 26 October, Italy’s mandatory four-month mediation process to be undertaken before litigation is commenced has been found to be unconstitutional because it denies access to justice

Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches on-line mediation application service

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Middle East
  • -
  • October 2 2012

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce (DCC) has launched a unique online mediation service in the Middle East

Court annexed arbitration and mediation in New Delhi

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • India
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  • February 25 2010

On 25 November 2009, in a renewed effort to promote alternate dispute resolution centres within the country, the Chief Justice of India opened the first Indian court annexed arbitration centre in New Delhi

Parties cannot avoid Commercial Agents Regulations by choice of non-EU law and arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2010

In Accentuate v Asigra 2009 EWHC 2655 (QB) the English High Court held it had jurisdiction to hear a claim for compensation under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, even though the relevant agreement was subject to a choice of Canadian law and arbitration and the Canadian arbitral tribunal had already ruled against the claim

Changes to the Industrial Relations Act in Singapore allow employees to pursue mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • June 8 2011

On 1 February 2011 amendments to the Industrial Relations Act were brought into force in Singapore

Pros and cons of common ADR processes

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2012

We set out in this document a short discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of some of the most common dispute resolution processes under the

New code of conduct for litigation funders

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 25 2011

A new code of conduct for litigation funders (who fund litigation or arbitration in return for a share of the proceeds) was launched on Wednesday, 23 November

High Court comments on mediation in Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Philip Lee (trading as "Cropton Brewery") 2011 EWHC 1879 (CH)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The High Court has held that Cropton Brewery infringed Samuel Smith's registered trade mark for a stylised white rose device and committed passing off by using one of its labels incorporating a white rose device for "Yorkshire Warrior" beer

CEDR rules for the facilitation of settlement of international arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • February 25 2010

On 26 November 2009, at a conference chaired by Lord Woolf, CEDR launched its rules for the facilitation of settlement in international arbitration