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New HKIAC Rules enter into force on 1 November 2018

Hong Kong - October 23 2018 The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Council has approved updated Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules). The 2018 Rules are…

Significant ICSID Award dealing with an Intra-EU BIT Case

Global - October 22 2018 The claim related to tax reforms introduced by the Orban government which effectively excluded CD (and other foreign voucher-issuers) from the…

First Emergency Arbitration Procedure in China

China - October 19 2018 The Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC) recently administered the first emergency arbitration proceeding in mainland China. Wei Sun was the emergency…

Opening of the Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre

Global, United Arab Emirates - October 18 2018 On 17 October 2018, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) officially opened its doors to any parties looking to resolve their…

Indian Supreme Court rules that Indian courts have jurisdiction to hear an application to set aside an award issued in Malaysia

India, Malaysia, USA - October 17 2018 In its recent decision in Union of India v Hardy Exploration and Production (available here), the Supreme Court of India found that a contractual…

English Court of Appeal refuses Micula Appeal against stay of ICSID Award but orders Romania to provide £150m Security

European Union, Romania, United Kingdom - October 12 2018 In Micula & Ors v Romania [2018] EWCA Civ 1801 the English Court of Appeal (the “Court”) dismissed an appeal against the High Court’s stay of…

Hong Kong court gives “due weight” to supervisory court on enforcement

Hong Kong - October 10 2018 In U v S [2018] HKCFI 2086, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) dealt with an application to adjourn an application to set aside an…

Indian Government launches international research project on the impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties on investment flows from/to the country

India - October 5 2018 India entered into its first bilateral investment treaty (BIT), with the United Kingdom, in 1994, as part of a strategy to attract inbound foreign…

Be on time to preserve your right to Active Remedies - the Singapore High Court considers a party’s duty to apply promptly when challenging the jurisdiction of an arbitral tribunal

Singapore - September 26 2018 In Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd (“RALL“) v Avant Garde Maritime Services (Private) Limited (“AGMS“) [2018] SGHC 78, the Singapore High Court dismissed an…

Hong Kong Court refuses set aside, rejects public policy challenge

Hong Kong - September 26 2018 In Paloma Co. Ltd. v. Capxon Electronic Industrial Co. Ltd [[2018] HKCFI 1147], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance rejected a public policy…