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US district court confirms arbitral award against Pemex that was nullified at its seat

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2013

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed an arbitral award in favour of COMMISA, a subsidiary of KBR, against Pemex

Court-assisted discovery available in international arbitration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2007

The US courts recently confirmed in In re Roz Trading Limited 469 F. Supp. 2d 1221 (N.D. Ga., 2006) that Section 1782 of the Federal Rules of Civil procedure is available to parties in international arbitration

Application to remove arbitrators for bias not on district court’s watch

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

In a robust judgment, the US District Court of the Southern District of New York has rejected PK Time's application to remove two arbitrators for

Landmark Supreme Court decision awaited on parties' agreements to expand grounds for judicial review of awards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2008

A landmark decision is awaited in the US Supreme Court case of Hall Street v Mattel

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the

Broad US discovery ordered in support of a foreign-seated arbitration: Eleventh Circuit holds that a private commercial arbitral tribunal is a “foreign tribunal” for the purposes of 1782 discovery

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Ecuador, USA
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  • July 11 2012

In the recent case of In re Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones S.A., v. JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc., Case No. 11-12897, 2012 WL 2369166 (11th Cir. June 25, 2012), the Eleventh Circuit held that private commercial arbitral tribunals fall within the scope of 28 U.S.C. 1782 and ordered 1782 discovery in relation to a domestic private commercial arbitration in Ecuador

Supreme Court limits ability to pursue class arbitration without specific agreement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2010

In a recent landmark class action case in the US, AnimalFeeds brought a class action antitrust suit against Stolt-Nielson

Current approaches to issues of arbitrator bias

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 8 2007

Three recent cases have clarified the law to be applied in this area, one in the UK and two in the US

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Cert petition in the BG v Argentina case: no support from the US Solicitor General

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Argentina, USA
  • -
  • May 17 2013

In the latest development in Argentina's challenge of the BG Group v Argentina arbitral award, the United States Solicitor General ("SG") has argued