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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


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


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"


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


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


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


KLRCA’s new i-Arbitration Rules: a new option for Islamic finance parties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, Malaysia
  • October 11 2012

The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) recently launched an adapted set of its Arbitration Rules for Islamic arbitration at the 2012 Global Islamic Finance Forum


UNCITRAL transparency rules applied for the first time in investor-State arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • October 26 2015

Iberdrola, S.A. And Iberdrola Energia. S.A.U. V. Bolivia (PCA Case No. 2015-05) is the first case to apply the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in


ICC Court announces new policies to foster transparency and ensure greater efficiency
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • January 8 2016

On 5 January 2016, the ICC Court announced two new policies aimed at enhancing the efficiency and transparency of ICC arbitration proceedings. The


ICC examines allocation of costs in international commercial arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • December 8 2015

On 1 December, the Commission on Arbitration and ADR of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued a report intended to inform users of