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Negotiating governing law and dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • November 24 2010

When negotiating international commercial contracts, it is important that the parties carefully consider their choice of governing law and dispute resolution clauses and that both are expressly set out in the contract


The competence-competence doctrine and the enforcement of arbitral awards
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Pakistan, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2011

In our January 2009 newsletter, we reported on the English High Court judgment in Dallah Real Estate & Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Pakistan


Dispute resolution clauses and the importance of drafting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

A dispute resolution clause is an agreement within a contract which sets out the mechanism for the resolution of disputes between the contractual parties


Arbitration in South Korea: a new phase begins
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • South Korea
  • April 8 2013

Whilst the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board ("KCAB") has reported growth in the number of international arbitrations, South Korea is seldom


Singapore High Court decisions show active support for arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • March 11 2013

Singapore has long been favoured as a seat for international arbitration by Japanese and multinational companies alike. With many Japanese companies


A new dawn for arbitration in India?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • India
  • November 16 2009

As the role of India in the world's economy continues to grow, it is inevitable that the number of international commercial disputes involving Indian parties will increase


New arbitration law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Vietnam
  • August 17 2010

In June 2010, the Vietnamese National Assembly passed a new Law on Commercial Arbitration (the "Arbitration Law"


Dispute resolution clauses: achieving certainty in contractual drafting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 18 2009

An important issue for Japanese parties entering into contracts with international counterparties is the mechanism for the resolution of disputes and in particular, the familiar choice between arbitration and litigation


FIDIC Subcontract 2011: A critique of the alternative dispute resolution procedures
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 30 2012

In September's Construction dispute avoidance newsletter we considered the long-awaited FIDIC Conditions of Subcontract for Construction of Building and Engineering Works designed by the Employer First Edition 2011 (the "2011 Subcontract"


International arbitration: documentary evidence and the revised IBA rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • September 16 2010

Arbitration is increasingly the preferred dispute resolution mechanism in international commercial contracts