Roger Leese and Anna Kirkpatrick
Quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights, including into the applicable international and national legal and policy framework; corporate reporting and disclosure; corporate due diligence; criminal liability; civil liability; judicial redress, including class and collective actions and public interest litigation; non-judicial grievance mechanisms; and other recent trends.
Clifford Chance | United Kingdom | 2 Mar 2023
One of the most significant developments in the latest Rules of Arbitration of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) that took effect on 1 October 2020 was the introduction of an early determination procedure. This article compares provisions of the LCIA rules with the English Arbitration Act 1996, reviews the Law Commission of England and Wales's proposals to amend that Act,......
Clifford Chance | United Kingdom | 2 Feb 2023
The High Court recently found that a party was not required to commence arbitration proceedings or to give an undertaking to that effect to exercise a unilateral option to arbitrate. The Court's commercial approach in this case will reassure parties that have the benefit of a unilateral option clause that it is not strictly necessary to commence arbitration for them to exercise an option to......
Quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights into development of private antitrust litigation and applicable legislation; availability of private actions; private action procedure; collective actions; remedies; and recent trends.