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District court grants motion to compel arbitration, finding that parties had delegated questions of unconscionability to the arbitrator

USA - June 8 2021 In March 2019, Plaintiff Daniel Zeevi opened a bank account with a Las Vegas, Nevada branch of Defendant Citibank, N.A. (“Citibank”)…

Climate Finance and Arbitration

Global - June 7 2021 Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against Climate Change was the number one topic on the news. What was most striking about the fight against…

The LCIA 2020 Casework Report - More international flavour and a first insight into the impact of Covid-19 on the London arbitration market

United Kingdom - May 27 2021 The LCIA’s 2020 Casework Report reveals that the London arbitration market is busier than ever, at least in part as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic…

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on (physical) litigation and international arbitration proceedings in Switzerland

Switzerland - May 26 2021 With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in early 2020, Switzerland along with many other countries introduced extensive measures to prevent the…

Recent Case Law of the Czech Supreme Court Confirms the Importance of Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators

Czech Republic - May 25 2021 In November 2020, the Czech Supreme Court issued two decisions that are of a great importance for the development of arbitration proceedings in the…

Part III of a Trilogy: Potential defences of the host states

European Union - May 20 2021 We are pleased to introduce the third part of our trilogy of brief commentaries on Investment Treaty Protection & Covid-19 driven State Intervention…

Sixth Circuit holds that the “amount in controversy” in a petition to challenge an arbitration award is the amount sought in the arbitration, not the amount awarded.

USA - May 19 2021 Dissatisfied with several Disciplinary actions taken against him at work, Plaintiff Richard Hale sought recourse against his employe…

The Advocate General calls for additional requirements to be satisfied in order for an individual arbitration agreement in intra-EU investment arbitration to be compatible with EU law

European Union, Global, Poland - May 18 2021 On April 22, 2021 the Advocate General issued its opinion in the proceedings before the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU“) under case file no…

Hong Kong and Mainland China enhance law on mutual enforcement of arbitral awards

China, Hong Kong - May 17 2021 Since 1 February 2000, enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong has been governed by a separate Arrangement, which has…

District court confirms interim arbitral award granting injunctive relief

USA - May 12 2021 In March 2020, Plaintiff Vital Pharmaceuticals d/b/a VPX Sport (“VPX”) entered into a distribution agreement with Pepsi, Inc. (“Pepsi”), under which…