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ICC arbitration clause held unenforceable in Russia
  • Gowling WLG
  • Russia
  • November 26 2018

In a recent decision, the Russian Supreme Court held that the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) standard arbitration clause was unenforceable


Governing law and jurisdiction clauses in international contracts
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • October 15 2018

It is important when drafting international contracts to include express reference to the forum for resolving disputes. In this podcast we highlight


What might Brexit mean for international disputes?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 5 2018

International supply arrangements give rise to the risk of cross-border disputes. What should British businesses consider when it comes to


Brexit: what will it mean for dispute resolution?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 28 2018

Following last month's cabinet crisis talks at Chequers and the subsequent cabinet shakeup which saw Dominic Raab appointed as Secretary of State for


The Basics: What to consider when negotiating governing law and jurisdiction clauses
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • May 1 2018

Parties negotiating any contract of substance, especially one with a cross border element, should consider the most appropriate form of dispute


LCIA releases latest arbitration costs and duration figures
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2017

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has released a report on the costs and duration of arbitrations conducted under its rules since


High Court upholds recovery of third party funding costs from opponent
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2016

In the recent decision in Essar Oilfields Services Limited v Norscot Rig Management Pvt Limited 2016 EWHC 2361 (Comm), the High Court upheld an


Before you take the plunge. International arbitration - Part 3. First come, first served? The court's views on anti-suit injunctions
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 15 2011

Your agreement has an arbitration clause providing for arbitration in London.


Before you charge in - part 2: governing law and jurisdiction - how to save yourself a headache at the outset
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2010

Any contract of substance, and certainly one with an international element, should contain both a governing law and a jurisdiction clause.


Investment funds surviving the downturn: avoiding claims and knowing how to deal with them if they arise
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2009

The law in this area is not new but it is worth fresh consideration in the current climate.