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A further step towards transparency: UNCITRAL approves Draft Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
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  • July 17 2014

On 9th July 2014, at its 47th session, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) approved a Draft Convention on

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
  • -
  • 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

ICSID annulment awards: the fourth generation?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
  • -
  • February 18 2011

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

The ICDR amends its mediation and arbitration rules: tackling some familiar issues and providing some novel solutions

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 25 2014

The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (the ICDR), the international division of the American Arbitration Association has released a new

ICC arbitration with a Chinese seat, the recent Ningbo decision

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, Global
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  • December 21 2009

There has recently been much speculation about whether a decision rendered by the Ningbo Intermediate Court (the "Ningbo decision") in Zhejiang Province, China may signal the start of a trend towards recognition by the PRC courts of arbitrations seated in China administered by international institutions such as the ICC rather than mainland Chinese arbitration commissions such as CIETAC or the Beijing Arbitration Commission

Ambiente Ufficio S.p.A. and others v Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No ARB089)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Argentina, Global
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  • February 20 2013

In Ambiente Ufficio S.p.A. And others v Argentine Republic, an ICSID tribunal held that it had general jurisdiction over a multi-party claim

The 5th CYAG seminar cultural differences between east and west in international commercial arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • China, Global
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  • June 25 2013

On June 13th 2013, Mr Philip Yang was guest speaker at the latest China Young Arbitration Group ("CYAG") seminar that was held at the Beijing office

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 16 2013

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

New ICC Mediation Rules launched

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • 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