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International Arbitration Community Welcomes Argentina and Uruguay’s New International Commercial Arbitration Acts

On July 3, 2018, Uruguay passed its International Commercial Arbitration Act after its upper house, the Chamber of Senators, signed off the draft in May.[1] A day later, it was Argentina’s turn.[2] These enactments mark the final step of a … Continue reading

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ICJ makes ruling on environmental protection – Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v Uruguay)

The International Court of Justice (the “ICJ“), the principal juridical organ of the United Nations, handed down an important judgment that clarifies the relevant standards for a breach of environmental obligations. The judgment will be of interest to states and … Continue reading

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