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Civil Liability of Arbitrators in the UAE - An Update
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • March 2 2018

The Dubai Court of Cassation in its recent decision in Case 4842017 has set a new threshold for establishing the liability of arbitrators in civil

Compensatory damages principles in civil- and common-law jurisdictions requirements, underlying principles and limits
  • White & Case LLP
  • France
  • February 9 2018

Compensatory damages, as the name indicates, are intended to compensate a claimant for losses suffered as a result of the other party’s (wrongful)

Arbitrators' duty of disclosure
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • France
  • January 4 2018

Parties' ability to choose their arbitrators remains one of the most frequently mentioned advantages of arbitration over litigation.

Sketching the Setting Aside of Arbitral Awards in Serbia
  • Schoenherr
  • Serbia
  • September 27 2017

For many doing business in Serbia, the local legal framework, including for arbitration, is the great unknown. However, a short introduction to this

Dubai Courts recall UK’s accession to NY Convention but forgets reservations
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • August 24 2016

Earlier this year the Dubai Court of Appeal shocked the local and international legal community by refusing to enforce an English arbitral award on

Case 2 of Dubai Court of Cassation Judgment in Challenge No 75 of 2008 Commercial
  • Hassan Elhais
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 11 2016

By force of law an Arbitrator(s) has to suspend the arbitration proceedings with immediate effect if a party to an arbitration process challenges the

Courts clash on cassation and arbitration
  • Coronel & Pérez
  • Ecuador
  • April 7 2016

The Constitutional Court recently annulled a National Court of Justice ruling that had denied a petition to review a sentence issued by the president

New interpretation for annulment of arbitral awards
  • Coronel & Pérez
  • Ecuador
  • September 24 2015

The Constitutional Court has ruled that sentences on nullity action against arbitral awards are subject to review by the highest court through the

French Supreme Court decision in Commisimpex dispute heralds significant change in approach to sovereign immunity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • June 4 2015

In Cour de cassation, Chambre civile 1, 13 May 2015, n 13-17751, the French Cour de cassation (Supreme Court) considered an appeal from a Versailles

French Supreme Court refuses to apply a unilateral jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • May 27 2015

In a recent decision, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) has again refused to apply a unilateral jurisdiction clause. A unilateral