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GDPR and International Arbitration at a Crossroad

European Union, Global - December 3 2019 The International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and the International Bar Association (IBA) have established a Joint Task Force on Data…

Sovereign Wealth Funds - Preserving Sovereign Immunity

USA - July 11 2019 In order to minimize the risk of litigation arising from investments in the United States, sovereign wealth funds (“SWFs”) should take care to avoid…

Privacy And Confidentiality Are Siblings, Not Twins

USA - June 27 2019 When asked why they choose to resolve their disputes through international arbitration, parties often identify confidentiality as an important factor…

Pursuing Parallel Arbitration Under A Bilateral Investment Treaty

USA - June 11 2019 For various reasons-including fairness, efficiency, and avoiding inconsistent results-courts and arbitration tribunals apply a range of procedural…

Pursuing and Responding to Discovery Requests Under 28 U.S.C. § 1782

USA - March 29 2019 As discussed in a previous blog post, an interested party in a foreign or international proceeding may apply to a United States District Court for…

ICSID 2018 Caseload Reflects Continued Uptick of Investor-State Arbitrations

Global - March 12 2019 The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has released…

The US Supreme Court Finds that International Organizations’ Immunity Is On Par With That of Foreign Governments

USA - March 5 2019 The International Organizations Immunities Act of 1945 (“IOIA”) grants international organizations such as the World Bank and the World Health…

The U.S. Supreme Court Opines on Arbitrability

USA - March 1 2019 In the United States, parties may agree in their contract not only to submit future disputes to arbitration but to also submit “arbitrability”…

The Singapore Convention Allows for Recognition of Settlement Agreements Made Outside of Court or Arbitral Proceedings

USA - February 9 2019 On December 20, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from…

A New Front Against Third Party Funding?

USA - February 8 2019 Third party funding in international arbitration has garnered a great deal of attention in recent years. Many of those opposed to the practice, or…