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Singapore signs the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: a step in the right direction for the Singapore International Commercial Court

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global, Singapore
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  • April 2 2015

In our previous article The New Frontier, we discussed the launch of the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") and in particular we

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

Breach of fair and equitable treatment standard (ICSID)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • January 16 2014

In Ioan Micula and others v Romania (ICSID Case No. ARB0520), an ICSID tribunal considered whether Romania was in breach of the Sweden-Romania

Selecting your mediator and drafting the mediation agreement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • August 11 2014

This is the fourth in our series of ADR practical guides, designed to provide clients with essential practical guidance on various processes falling

ICSID - tribunal in Plama v Bulgaria finds no ECT protection for fraudulent investors

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Bulgaria, Global
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  • November 13 2008

A tribunal of distinguished arbitrators, under the auspices of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), recently dismissed all claims brought by Plama Consortium Limited (Plama) against Bulgaria under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT

Exxon Mobil is awarded US$1.6 billion in ICSID claim against Venezuela to be set off against award in parallel contractual arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • October 16 2014

On 9 October 2014, a tribunal of H.E. Judge Gilbert Guillaume (President), Professor Kaufmann-Kohler and Dr. Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri rendered a final

ICSID annulment awards: the fourth generation?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 18 2011

Christoph Schreuer, a professor at the University of Vienna, has said that there are "three generations of ICSID annulment decisions"

Tribunal places heavy burden on proving standard of fair and equitable treatment under NAFTA

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • October 5 2009

An UNCITRAL tribunal dismissed claims of expropriation and breach of fair and equitable treatment (FET) protection under NAFTA

The new ICC Arbitration Rules: promoting a modern view of international arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • October 24 2011

On 12 September 2011, the International Chamber of Commerce officially unveiled its new Arbitration Rules, which come into force on 1 January 2012

Potential risks to investors highlighted by two ICSID tribunals declining to recommend provisional protection against criminal investigations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • January 13 2015

Investors in some states face a real risk of reprisals after commencing investment claims. Reprisals may range from entirely legitimate (albeit