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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


Inside arbitration issue: Perspectives on cross-border disputes - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • February 10 2017

Over a number of years, Africa-related disputes have featured heavily in our arbitration practice and Partners Peter Leon, Craig Tevendale and Chris


Breach of fair and equitable treatment standard (ICSID)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • 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


Middle East arbitration highlights from 2016 and future trends for 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • December 20 2016

The last 12 months have seen a number of important developments in arbitration practice in the Middle East, some comforting to the arbitration


Selecting your mediator and drafting the mediation agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • August 11 2014

This is the fourth in our series of ADR practical guides, designed to provide clients with essential practical guidance on various processes falling


ICSID - tribunal in Plama v Bulgaria finds no ECT protection for fraudulent investors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Bulgaria, Global
  • November 13 2008

A tribunal of distinguished arbitrators, under the auspices of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), recently dismissed all claims brought by Plama Consortium Limited (Plama) against Bulgaria under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT


The relationship between EU law and international investment law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • November 17 2010

In two recent investment treaty decisions - AES v Hungary and Eureko v Slovakia - the tribunals had to consider the relationship between EU law and international investment law and came to slightly different conclusions


ICSID annulment awards: the fourth generation?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • 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 enforceability of dispute board decisions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • April 26 2013

Many standard form international contracts specifically, the FIDIC suite of contracts, NEC3 and ICE Contracts each contemplate the resolution of


Myanmar investment guide - April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

After gaining its independence from the British in 1948, Myanmar1 entered a period of armed conflict and political instability. Following a