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Paris Bar Council indicates support for third-party funding

In a resolution adopted on 21 February 2017, the Paris Bar Council (Conseil de l'Ordre) indicated its support for third-party funding. The resolution confirms that third-party funding is in the interests of both clients and counsel, particularly in the context … Continue reading

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Filed under Costs, Europe, News, Third Party Funding

French Supreme Court finds that tribunal acted within Terms of Reference

In Cass. Civ. 1, n° 14-12.077, 18 March 2015, Semapa Investimento E Gestao SGPS v CRH PLC, the French Supreme Court considered an appeal from a Paris Court of Appeal decision dismissing an application to set aside an ICC arbitral … Continue reading

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Paris Court of Appeal enforces award under ICSID Additional Facility Rules between Gold Reserve and Venezuela

Abstract: In République Bolivarienne du Venezuela c/ Société Gold Reserve INC, Cour d’appel de Paris, Pôle 1 – Chambre 1, RG N° 14/21103, a judge sitting in the Paris Court of Appeal considered opposing applications regarding an award issued under … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration laws, Awards, Enforcement, Enforcement - Europe, Europe, Investment Arbitration

Paris Court of Appeal considers scope of arbitrator’s obligation to disclose any potential conflicts of interest

 The Paris Court of Appeal has overturned a judgment granting exequatur (order for enforcement) of an arbitral award as a result of the sole arbitrator’s failure to disclose a potential conflict of interest. At the time of his appointment in … Continue reading

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