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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 ICC 2013 statistics another busy year for international arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 9 2014

The ICC has released its case statistics for 2013 which demonstrate another strong year for the ICC and international arbitration in general, having

Selecting your mediator and drafting the mediation agreement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • 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 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"

Investment treaty award annulled for manifest excess of powers in failure to apply BIT defence of necessity

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, Global
  • -
  • October 5 2010

In Sempra Energy International v The Argentine Republic, an ICSID annulment committee granted Argentina's application for annulment

Breach of fair and equitable treatment standard (ICSID)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • 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

New ICC Mediation Rules launched

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • April 7 2014

As reported in our earlier post, here, the new Mediation Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) came into force on 1 January this year

Dealing with multi-party and multi-contract arbitration issues

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • June 6 2012

We have previously examined the pitfalls of multi-party and multi-contract arbitration

UNCITRAL unveils new transparency rules for investor-state arbitrations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • July 18 2013

On 11 July 2013, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law ("UNCITRAL") adopted new rules on transparency in investor-state disputes

International Mediation Institute publishes survey results on in-house counsel’s attitudes to mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • April 16 2013

The International Mediation Institute (IMI), a body which develops global professional standards for those involved in collaborative dispute