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Recent Singapore High Court decision on arbitration clause controversial in light of 2012 ICC rules

Singapore - February 22 2013 The Singapore High Court (the "Court") considered whether an arbitration clause which stipulated that disputes were to be settled by arbitration…

Paula Hodges QC, Peter Godwin.

Colombia withdraws from ICJ over Nicaragua v Colombia ruling

Global - December 12 2012 On 19 November 2012, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, the International Court of Justice (the “ICJ“), ruled that Colombia has sovereignty over seven disputed islands in the western Caribbean but granted Nicaragua control of a large amount of the surrounding waters and seabed.

Paula Hodges QC, Peter Godwin.

Ambiente Ufficio S.p.A. and others v Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No ARB/08/9)

Argentina, Global - February 20 2013 In Ambiente Ufficio S.p.A. And others v Argentine Republic, an ICSID tribunal held that it had general jurisdiction over a multi-party claim…

Paula Hodges QC, Peter Godwin.

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Dubai

United Arab Emirates - January 8 2013 In September last year, the highest court in Dubai upheld two DIFC-LCIA awards under the New York Convention (Airmech v Macsteel International). While a…

Paula Hodges QC, Peter Godwin.

KLRCA’s new i-Arbitration Rules: a new option for Islamic finance parties

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.

Paula Hodges QC, Peter Godwin.