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Negotiating governing law and dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • 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 competence-competence doctrine and the enforcement of arbitral awards
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Pakistan, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2011

In our January 2009 newsletter, we reported on the English High Court judgment in Dallah Real Estate & Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Pakistan


Dispute resolution clauses and the importance of drafting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

A dispute resolution clause is an agreement within a contract which sets out the mechanism for the resolution of disputes between the contractual parties


ADR in construction disputes: arbitration and dispute boards are not the only answer
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 17 2012

Disputes between parties to a construction project are relatively commonplace. Many can be resolved without great difficulty, but this is not always


Arbitration in England: major court decisions of 20112012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2012

This newsletter provides a snapshot of some of the key English judgments of 2011 and 2012 of interest to those involved, or potentially involved, in international arbitrations seated in London and therefore procedurally governed by English law


Dispute resolution clauses: achieving certainty in contractual drafting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 18 2009

An important issue for Japanese parties entering into contracts with international counterparties is the mechanism for the resolution of disputes and in particular, the familiar choice between arbitration and litigation


International arbitration: documentary evidence and the revised IBA rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • September 16 2010

Arbitration is increasingly the preferred dispute resolution mechanism in international commercial contracts


Recent developments in Singapore
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 22 2014

As well as the location of many significant construction and infrastructure projects, Singapore is increasingly the preferred venue for the


Unilateral jurisdiction clauses may not always be effective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2013

Dispute resolution clauses that give one party the right to choose where disputes will be resolved are not uncommon, particularly in finance


Med-arb an alternative dispute resolution practice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • February 28 2012

The practice of combining the mediation and arbitration processes (referred to as "med-arb" below) is known as both "med-arb" and "arb-med", depending on which process was initiated first