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Indian Supreme Court allows Indian parties to choose a foreign seat of arbitration

India - April 30 2021 Settling a much-litigated issue, the Supreme Court of India (“Court”) recently decided that two Indian parties can choose a foreign (non-Indian) seat…

High Court considers two s69 appeals on question of law with one appeal successful

United Kingdom - April 28 2021 In the recent decision of Navision Shipping A/S v Precious Pearls Ltd and Conti Lines Shipping NV v Navision Shipping A/S [2021] EWHC 558 (Comm), the…

English court grants interim anti-suit injunction to “hold the ring”

United Kingdom - April 27 2021 In the recent case of VTB Bank (PJSC) v Mejlumyan [2021] EWHC 718 (Comm), the English High Court granted an interim anti-suit injunction on a without…

Arbitration of digital disputes in smart contracts and the release of the digital dispute resolution rules from the UK jurisdiction taskforce

United Kingdom - April 23 2021 On 22 April 2021 the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT), a government-backed initiative chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls, and led by…

Malaysia: High Court applies Halliburton v chubb on arbitrator apparent bias and the duty of disclosure

Malaysia - April 21 2021 In Low Koh Hwa @ Low Kok Hwa (practising as sole Chartered Architect at Low & Associates) v Persatuan Kanak-Kanak Spastik Selangor & Wilayah…

English court allows section 69 appeal on a point of law, blocking party’s attempt to revisit permission to appeal once granted

United Kingdom - April 7 2021 In the recent decision of CVLC Three Carrier Corp and another company v Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Co [2021] EWHC 551 (Comm) (available here)…

English court allows equitable compensation for non-compliance with arbitration clause

United Kingdom - April 7 2021 In Argos Pereira España SL and another v Athenian Marine Ltd [2021] EWHC 554 (Comm), the English High Court found that a third party who acquires the…

Iraq will become the 168th signatory to the New York Convention

Global - March 25 2021 On March 4, 2021, the Parliament of Iraq passed the “Law on the Accession of the Republic of Iraq to the New York Convention on the Recognition and…

English court applies the principles of Halliburton on arbitrator bias and the confidentiality of arbitration claims

United Kingdom - March 25 2021 In Newcastle United Football Company Limited v The Football Association Premier League Limited [2021] EWHC 349 (Comm), the English Commercial Court…

Ad HOC arbitration continues to thrive in London: the latest statistics

Hong Kong, United Kingdom - March 24 2021 The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (“LMAA”) have now released their latest statistics on ad hoc arbitrations conducted under the LMAA Terms…