CONSTRUCTION ARBITRATION PODCAST SERIES EPISODE 5: MANAGING CONSTRUCTION ARBITRATION PROCEDURE

We are pleased to share the fifth and final episode in our Construction Arbitration podcast series. In this episode Craig Tevendale (Partner, UK Head of International Arbitration) is joined by Liz Kantor (Senior Associate, International Arbitration) and Kemi Wood (Associate, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes) to talk about managing the procedure in construction arbitration. They discuss … Read more

LITIGATION IN MAINLAND CHINA UNDER NEW EVIDENCE RULES – PART 4

The Supreme Court of People’s Republic of China (SPC) formally promulgated the amended version of Several Provisions of the SPC on Evidence for Civil Litigation (New Evidence Rules) on 25 December 2019, which came into effect on 1 May 2020. There are many highlights in the New Evidence Rules. To provide readers with some guidance … Read more

LITIGATION IN MAINLAND CHINA UNDER NEW EVIDENCE RULES – PART 3

The Supreme Court of People’s Republic of China (SPC) formally promulgated the amended version of Several Provisions of the SPC on Evidence for Civil Litigation (New Evidence Rules) on 25 December 2019, which came into effect on 1 May 2020. There are many highlights in the New Evidence Rules. To provide readers with some guidance … Read more

LITIGATION IN MAINLAND CHINA UNDER NEW EVIDENCE RULES – PART 2

The Supreme Court of People’s Republic of China (SPC) formally promulgated the amended version of Several Provisions of the SPC on Evidence for Civil Litigation (New Evidence Rules) on 25 December 2019, which came into effect on 1 May 2020. There are many highlights in the New Evidence Rules. To provide readers with some guidance … Read more

Construction Arbitration Podcast Series Episode 4: Preparing your case

We are pleased to share the fourth episode in our Construction Arbitration podcast series, in which we look at the importance of case preparation, both at the outset of a case and beyond. In this episode James Doe (Partner, UK Head of Construction & Infrastructure Disputes), Maguelonne de Brugiere (Senior Associate, International Arbitration) and Olivia … Read more

SECTION 1782 UPDATE: U.S. FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS THAT U.S. DISCOVERY CAN BE USED IN AID OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATIONS AND SUPREME COURT MAY NOW RESOLVE THE CIRCUIT SPLIT

The U.S. Supreme Court may soon have occasion to decide whether parties involved in international arbitrations outside of the U.S. can rely on 28 USC § 1782, “Assistance to foreign and international tribunals and to litigants before such tribunals,” to seek discovery from entities in the United States. In October 2019, we noted in this … Read more

LITIGATION IN MAINLAND CHINA UNDER NEW EVIDENCE RULES: YOUR 50 QUESTIONS

The Supreme Court of People’s Republic of China (SPC) formally promulgated the amended version of Several Provisions of the SPC on Evidence for Civil Litigation (New Evidence Rules) on 25 December 2019, which came into effect on 1 May 2020. The New Evidence Rules together with Chapter VI of the Civil Procedure Law of the … Read more