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Inside Arbitration: Perspectives on cross-border disputes

Global - August 18 2020 The Rules will come into force in October 2020 once everyone has had the chance to digest the changes. It is not always easy deciding how far to...

Patricia Nacimiento, Olga Dementyeva, Craig Tevendale, Polina Podoplelova, Andrew Cannon, Paula Hodges QC, Hannah Ambrose, Sergei Eremin, Vanessa Naish, Alexei Panich.

Inside arbitration: A balance of obligations: The response to the COVID 19 pandemic and investment treaty protections

Global - August 18 2020 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt across the globe. States have had to make some difficult decisions in response to the spread of the...

Andrew Cannon, Hannah Ambrose, Vanessa Naish.

Section 1782 update: U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals rules that U.S. discovery cannot be used in aid of international commercial arbitrations, splitting from Fourth Circuit

USA - August 5 2020 On 8 July 2020, the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the application of 1782 “discovery” to aid international commercial arbitration in...

Liang-Ying Tan, Christine Sim, Amal Bouchenaki.

The USMCA or “NAFTA 2.0” came into force on 1 July 2020

USA, Mexico, Canada - July 2 2020 The US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), the replacement to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), entered into force on 1 July 2020...

Amal Bouchenaki.

U.S. Supreme Court paves the way for non-signatories to enforce arbitration agreements under domestic equitable estoppel principles

USA - June 9 2020 On 1 June 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS, Corp. v. Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC1 that the...

Liang-Ying Tan, Christine Sim, Amal Bouchenaki.