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Arbitration claim forms and state immunity in the Commercial Court

  • Joseph Hage Aaronson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

On 23 January 2015, in consideration of the State Immunity Act 1978 ("SIA") the Commercial Court (Hamblen J) set aside two without notice orders

International quarterly - issue 12, 2014

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • December 24 2014

Of all the provisions to be found in the FIDIC form, those of clause 20 have attracted by far the most comment. One of the potential hurdles that

Agreement to negotiate in good faith within a limited period held enforceable

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

This case is significant because it creates an exception to the general principle that an agreement to negotiate is unenforceable. The High Court

Hugs all round: have you been sufficiently friendly to the other side?

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

In a recent decision, the Commercial Court held that a clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve any disputes by engaging in 'friendly

Witnesses say the funniest things

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

Complex commercial disputes, whether they are heard in the Commercial Court or before international arbitration tribunals, regularly feature extensive

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Is it possible to enforce a clause requiring parties to resolve a dispute by “friendly discussion”?

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

We are regularly asked about the enforceability of agreements to negotiate or take other steps prior to commencing formal dispute resolution

English contract law: has the camel's nose of "good faith" crept under the tent flap?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2014

Under the English Arbitration Act 1996 the grounds on which an English arbitration award can be challenged in court are very limited. Section 67 of

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

High Court finds agreement to engage in time limited “friendly discussions” is enforceable

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2014

The Commercial Court has held that a dispute resolution clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve a dispute by friendly discussions constituted