Institutions

Podcast – “Arbitration in multi-party and multi-contract scenarios- what you need to know”

In this short podcast, senior professional support lawyers Hannah Ambrose and Vanessa Naish look at some of the issues surrounding the drafting of arbitration clauses for complex transactions, and provide insight into how to draft consolidation and joinder provisions to … Continue reading

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ISDA Arbitration Guide – one year on

One year on since the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (“ISDA“) published its 2013 Arbitration Guide, the ISDA Arbitration Committee recently met in London to discuss the reception to the Guide, and to consider any proposals for amendment or expansion. … Continue reading

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The Perth Centre for Energy & Resources Arbitration (PCERA) – a new arbitration centre in Perth, Western Australia

On 11 November 2014, the Perth Centre for Energy & Resources Arbitration (PCERA) was formally launched. PCERA is a newly established arbitration centre, located in Perth, Western Australia. Its stated aim is to ‘act as an efficient, neutral and transparent … Continue reading

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The LCIA Rules 2014 in force 1 October 2014: what you need to know

The new arbitration rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) come into force today, 1 October 2014. The LCIA has retained the distinctive character of the institution and rules, whilst modernising its provision. The most substantial changes to … Continue reading

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ICC publishes in-house guide on effective management of arbitration

Practitioners and arbitral institutions alike are constantly looking for ways to smooth and improve the arbitral process. One of the latest contribution to this effort is a June 2014 guide from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) entitled “Effective Management … Continue reading

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The ICC 2013 Statistics – Another busy year for international arbitration

The ICC has released its case statistics for 2013 which demonstrate another strong year for the ICC and international arbitration in general, having maintained a high number of newly registered cases involving parties, seats and governing laws from across the … Continue reading

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The new LCIA rules

The London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) Court has unveiled its new arbitration rules (the “2014 Rules”), which come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration commenced after that date.   Overview of the changes … Continue reading

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A New Dubai Law to Establish a Dispute Resolution Authority in the DIFC

A new Dubai Law (Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014) was enacted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and has come into force on 21 May 2014 (the Law). A statement was made by His Highness on … Continue reading

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The ICDR amends its Mediation and Arbitration Rules: tackling some familiar issues and providing some novel solutions

The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (the ICDR), the international division of the American Arbitration Association has released a new version of its Mediation Rules and its Arbitration Rules (the Rules), effective 1 May 2014. Many of the changes concern … Continue reading

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SIAC emergency arbitrator awards – a speedier route to interim relief before the Indian Courts?

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (the SIAC) introduced emergency arbitrator provisions in its arbitration rules in July 2010 and has had 34 applications filed before it to date where parties have asked for an emergency arbitrator to be appointed. The … Continue reading

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