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English High Court refuses to set aside award made without awaiting outcome of relevant domestic court proceedings

United Kingdom - May 18 2018 In its recent decision in SCM Financial Overseas Ltd v Raga Establishment Ltd [2018] EWHC 1008 (Comm) (available here), the English High Court…

New South Wales CA imports arbitration clause from one entity to another, stays proceedings

Australia - May 17 2018 In Warner Bros Feature Productions Pty Ltd v Kennedy Miller Mitchell Films Pty Ltd [2018] NSWCA 81, the New South Wales Court of Appeal overturned the…

Progress towards a Multilateral Investment Court? EU-momentum building and divisions in UNCITRAL Working Group III

Global - May 15 2018 In the past few years, discontent about Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS, a recognised shorthand for ad hoc arbitration of investor-state…

Indian Courts settle key issues relating to enforcement of awards

India - May 14 2018 In five recent judgments, the Indian courts have offered important guidance on the enforcement of both domestic and international awards in India…

New UAE Federal Arbitration Law issued

Global, United Arab Emirates - May 14 2018 The President of the United Arab Emirates has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, promulgating the much anticipated new federal arbitration law in the…

New Zealand signs side letters with five CPTPP members to exclude compulsory investor state dispute settlement

Global, USA - May 9 2018 New Zealand has recently signed “side letters” to exclude compulsory Investor State Dispute Settlement (“ISDS“) with five members of the Comprehensive…

English Commercial Court releases s68 and s69 statistics: the high hurdle remains

Canada - May 3 2018 On 29 April 2018, the Judiciary of England and Wales published the Commercial Court Users’ Group Meeting Report - March 2018. Contained within that…

LCIA 2017 Casework Report

Global, United Kingdom - April 20 2018 The LCIA has recently released its Casework Report for 2017. This report provides an overview of and insights into the LCIA’s caseload. It includes…

Astro v Lippo: First Media appeal succeeds in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - April 12 2018 At its final attempt, First Media has overturned the Hong Kong courts’ earlier decisions to enforce five arbitral awards against it. In a judgment…

Sudan becomes 159th contracting state to the New York Convention

Sudan - April 11 2018 Sudan has become the 159th Contracting State to the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. On 26…