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The consequences of the sanctions against the Russian Federation and of the Russian countermeasures for international arbitration

Russia - July 27 2022 After the invasion of Crimea and Donbas in 2014, several countries imposed economic sanctions on the Russian Federation and on Russian companies. The…

Law governing arbitration agreement, rather than the law governing the trade marks, binds non-parties as successors in title to the trademarks

United Kingdom - July 4 2022 Earlier this year, the English Court of Appeal in Lifestyle Equities CV and another v Hornby Street (MCR) Ltd and others [2022] EWCA Civ 51 had to…

Swiss case law on multitier dispute resolution clauses: Is a pre-arbitral ADR attempt mandatory?

Switzerland - June 30 2022 Arbitration is the most popular choice for dispute resolution in multinational commercial agreements. At times, relevant arbitration clauses…

District Court of Munich confirms arbitrability of patent validity disputes

Germany, USA - June 27 2022 The arbitrability of disputes concerning the validity and existence of patents has always been the subject of debate. Traditionally, the prevailing…

Singapore: Tribunal not bound by precise terms of parties’ pleadings and submissions

Singapore - June 21 2022 It is trite that an arbitral tribunal has no jurisdiction to decide any issue that has not been submitted to arbitration, and that the parts of an…

District court affirms arbitral award, holding that selection of ICC Rules provided clear and unmistakable evidence of the parties’ intent to arbitrate issues of arbitrability

Libya - June 8 2022 In the 1990s, Libya made a number of legislative changes to Foster foreign investment. This included entering into a number of Bilateral Investment…

SCC Express Dispute Assessment - Quick and Dirty?

Sweden - May 9 2022 One year ago, in May 2021, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (“SCC”) extended its portfolio of dispute resolution…

District court orders party to withdraw actions in Mexico because the parties agreed to arbitrate all disputes and to delegate questions of arbitrability to the arbitrators

Mexico - May 5 2022 Luis Sebastian Sayeg Seade (“Sayeg”) was employed by Banco Nacional de México, S.A. (“Banamex”), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Citigroup…

A Complete Arbitration Framework in the Eyes of New DIAC Rules

United Arab Emirates - April 27 2022 The recently issued Rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (the “New Rules“) have come into effect on 21 March 2022. The New Rules…

Myths Debunked: Preferences for Arbitration and Litigation

USA - March 29 2022 No training programme for first year arbitration associates is complete without an exploration of the advantages of arbitration versus litigation…