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Pros and cons of common ADR processes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2012

We set out in this document a short discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of some of the most common dispute resolution processes under the


Court annexed arbitration and mediation in New Delhi
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • India
  • February 25 2010

On 25 November 2009, in a renewed effort to promote alternate dispute resolution centres within the country, the Chief Justice of India opened the first Indian court annexed arbitration centre in New Delhi


Approaches to ADR in arbitration and litigation proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa
  • September 22 2012

We asked local counsel in 21 African jurisdictions whether parties to litigation or arbitration were required to consider or submit to alternative dispute resolution procedures before or during proceedings


UK adjudication: Court of Appeal denies adjudicator his fees in light of breach of natural justice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2012

The Court of Appeal in PC Harrington Contractors Ltd v. Systech International Ltd 2012 EWCA Civ 1371 has held that where an adjudicator produces a decision that is unenforceable due to a breach of the rules of natural justice, then his fees should not be paid


ICC to revise ADR, Expert Determination and Dispute Board Rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2012

Earlier this year, the ICC Commission on Arbitration set up a Consultative Task Force comprising experts in the field of international ADR to review and revise their ADR Rules, Rules for Expertise and Dispute Board Rules


The review of the Brussels Regulation and the efficacy of jurisdiction and arbitration clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 7 2010

The Brussels Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 442001) sets out detailed rules on the jurisdiction of courts and the enforcement and recognition of judgments within the EU, including rules relating to jurisdiction agreements and the interface of the Regulation with arbitration


Court of Appeal in Hong Kong addresses refusals to mediate and its impact on costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 21 2010

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently addressed refusals to mediate in Incorporated Owners of Shatin New Town v Yeung Kui 2010 HKEC176, where the losing party sought to vary a cost order contending that each party should bear its own costs as the winning party had unreasonably refused to mediate


CEDR rules for the facilitation of settlement of international arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • February 25 2010

On 26 November 2009, at a conference chaired by Lord Woolf, CEDR launched its rules for the facilitation of settlement in international arbitration


Compulsory mediation to be introduced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • November 4 2009

On 15 September 2009 a new ADR law was published in Dubai


Party ordered to pay costs thrown away by late withdrawal from mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2009

In Roundstone Nurseries Limited v Stephenson Holdings Limited 2009 EWHC 1431 (TCC) a party was ordered to pay the costs thrown away by its late withdrawal from mediation