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Contracts procured by bribery: National Iranian Oil Company v Crescent Petroleum Company International, Crescent Gas Corporation Ltd 2016 EWHC 510 (Comm)
  • Bright Line Law
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

In October 2016, the High Court rejected an application to set aside an arbitration panels decision on the grounds of alleged bribery and

General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June

The importance of sensitive issuance of debt recovery proceedings against your current customers
  • Spratt Endicott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

As with any business, it’s important to choose your customers carefully. However, this is easier said than done. When our clients are faced with

Brexit Essentials: Dispute resolution clauses
  • Slaughter and May
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

In this briefing, we consider the potential impact of Brexit on contractual dispute resolution clauses. EU law underpins these clauses. When that law

DTEK Trading S.A. -v- Sergey Morozov and Incolab Services Ukraine LLC 2017 EWHC 94 (Comm)
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

In this recent decision the High Court was asked to determine an application for permission to serve an arbitration claim form against third parties

Prior arbitral award - abuse of process?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

A recent decision demonstrates the interplay between arbitration and litigation, considering whether legal proceedings commenced by A against C are

Prison sentence for avoiding English freezing and disclosure order
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2017

The English Court has made an order sentencing the director and shareholder of a company operating from China to 18 months' imprisonment for failing

Funding in Focus: Issue 4, 2017
  • Vannin Capital PCC
  • Denmark, European Union, Finland, Hong Kong, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • January 24 2017

Historically, save for some limited exceptions (e.g., in the context of insolvency), third party funding (TPF) of disputes has been restricted under

Contending with Brexit Uncertainties - Governing Law Clauses
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2017

There has been plenty of discussion about the impact of Brexit on contracts but not so much on its specific drafting implications. Without knowing at

Transgrain Shipping (Singapore) Pte Ltd -v- Yangtze Navigation (Hong Kong) Co Ltd 2016 EWHC 3132 (Comm)
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

The High Court has recently considered an appeal from an LMAA arbitration award regarding the proper construction of clause 8(d) of the Inter-Club