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SCIA and SAC Arbitration Institutions Merge To Form New Arbitration Centre In Shenzen

China - February 14 2018 On 8 January 2018, the South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, also known as the Shenzhen Court of International…

Hong Kong court considers nature and arbitrability of lawyer-client fee disputes

Hong Kong - February 13 2018 In a decision dated 10 January 2018, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) stayed its proceedings in favour of arbitration under an…

A Tale of Two BANIs: an update - Renewed BANI prevails against the original BANI in appeal against the decision of the Jakarta State Administrative Court

Indonesia - February 12 2018 In August last year, we reported that a new Indonesian arbitral institution had been established in mid-2016 under the name of Renewed BANI or BANI…

The English Court of Appeal substitutes one anti-suit injunction for another (more limited one)

United Kingdom - February 9 2018 The English Court of Appeal is the latest court to weigh in on this long-running dispute spanning multiple jurisdictions between Messrs Emmott and…

English court sets aside tribunal’s award on jurisdiction, finding that the LCIA Rules do not permit a party to bring claims under multiple contracts in a single arbitration

United Kingdom - February 9 2018 In its recent decision in the case of A v B [2017] EWHC 3417 (Comm), the English Commercial Court (the “Court“) set aside the…

Use of experts in international arbitration: LCIA releases note and practice guidance

Global - January 31 2018 Experts often play a pivotal part in the resolution of complex disputes. The London Court of International Arbitration ("LCIA") recently released a…

Bear Creek Mining Corp. v. Peru: the potential impact on damages of an investor’s contributory action and failure to obtain a social license

Global - January 26 2018 In an award dated 30 November 2017 (the "Award"), an ICSID Tribunal ordered Peru to pay around US$30.4million to Canadian company Bear Creek Mining…

Japanese Supreme Court deals with issues relating to an arbitrator’s duty to disclose

Japan - January 18 2018 Under Article 18(4) of the Japan Arbitration Act (“JAA“), arbitrators have an ongoing obligation to disclose circumstances which may give rise to…

Amendments to the Singapore International Commercial Court Regime to strengthen Singapore as an international arbitration seat of choice

Singapore - January 11 2018 On 9 January 2018, amendments were passed to the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Act ("SCJA ") which clarify that the Singapore International…

SPC publishes new judicial interpretations on arbitration

China - January 10 2018 The Supreme People's Court of China (SPC) has released two judicial interpretations (Interpretations) on arbitration. The Interpretations were passed…