Amal Bouchenaki contributes to the Fifth Edition of Global Arbitration Review’s “The Guide to Advocacy”

Amal Bouchenaki, Partner in Herbert Smith Freehills’ New York office, has contributed to the Fifth Edition of Global Arbitration Review’s “The Guide to Advocacy” with a chapter entitled “Cultural Considerations in Advocacy: United States”. The chapter looks at procedural, ethical and societal considerations against which the cognitive framework of advocates in the United States has … Read more

Key Changes under Revised Draft of PRC Arbitration Law

As reported in an earlier post, the Ministry of Justice of the PRC released proposed revisions to the PRC Arbitration Law (AL) for public consultation on 30 July 2021.  In this post, we look in more detail at the key changes in the revised draft. Mainland courts, particularly in Beijing and other large cities, have … Read more

LAUNCH OF AIAC ARBITRATION RULES 2021

The Asian International Arbitration Centre has launched the latest revisions to its Arbitration Rules, following their last update in 2018. Upon coming into effect on 1 August 2021, the AIAC Arbitration Rules 2021 will apply to all AIAC arbitrations commenced after this date, unless parties agree otherwise. The 2021 revisions come following an extensive study … Read more

HSF CONTRIBUTES UK ARBITRATION CHAPTER TO LEXOLOGY’S GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH

Partner Craig Tevendale, Professional Support Consultant Vanessa Naish and Professional Support Lawyer Rebecca Warder have jointly authored the UK Arbitration chapter to Lexology’s Getting the Deal Through. The Chapter contains expert local insight into the jurisdiction’s arbitration law and institutions, providing essential “need to know” answers to the arbitration issues and questions facing corporations and … Read more

PUBLICATION OF NEW IBA RULES 2020 – KEY UPDATES

On 17 December 2020, the International Bar Association (IBA) adopted new rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration (Rules). The new Rules were published on 17 February 2021 and will apply to all arbitrations in which the parties agree to apply the IBA Rules after 17 December 2020. The new rules and commentary … Read more