Arbitration

State to state dispute resolution in the UK Government’s White Paper: arbitration with a potential role for the CJEU

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog The White Paper published yesterday, “The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union”, includes the UK Government’s proposal for the resolution of disputes between the UK and the EU … Continue reading

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State-to-State dispute settlement under the EU’s draft Withdrawal Agreement: CJEU jurisdiction not arbitration

The post below was first published on our PIL blog We have known for some time now that the UK and EU have very different views regarding the state-to-state dispute resolution mechanism to be contained in the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU … Continue reading

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PRC SIGNS THE HAGUE CONVENTION ON CHOICE OF COURT AGREEMENTS: A STEP FORWARD IN THE RESOLUTION OF CROSS-BORDER LITIGATION

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog On 12 September 2017, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (Convention).  The Convention, in force since 1 October 2015, seeks to provide … Continue reading

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Enforcement and dispute resolution under the Withdrawal Agreement and any future relationship agreement: no role for the CJEU….or is there?

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog. On its face, the thrust of the UK Government’s Future Partnership Paper on Enforcement and Dispute Resolution (the Paper), published on 23 August, is to rule out the jurisdiction of … Continue reading

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The European Court of Justice renders its opinion on the EU-Singapore free trade agreement: investment chapter is not within EU’s exclusive competence

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog On 16 May, 2017 the European Court of Justice (the Court) rendered its Opinion on the competence of the European Union to conclude the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore. The … Continue reading

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Brexit—the future of state-to-state, investor-state and domestic dispute resolution

The post below was first published on our PIL blog The Brexit White Paper The much-anticipated Brexit White Paper, ‘The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union’, was published on 2 February 2017. This post focuses on a … Continue reading

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Advocate General issues opinion that the EU does not have exclusive competence to conclude the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog In an opinion issued on 21 December 2016, EU Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston QC has concluded that the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) will need to be finalised by the European … Continue reading

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CETA UPDATE: CETA IS SIGNED; PROVISIONAL APPLICATION OF CETA AND BREXIT; FIRST GOVERNMENT-TO-GOVERNMENT MEETING TO DISCUSS ESTABLISHING THE MULTI-LATERAL INVESTMENT COURT SYSTEM

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog On 30 October 2016, the EU and Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (the CETA).  As explained in our blog post here, the text of the CETA, which was … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade: anti-suit injunctions and arbitration in London post-Brexit

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog London has long been a city associated with international arbitration. In 2015, even with the UK referendum on EU membership looming, according to analysis by theCity UK, London was the seat … Continue reading

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ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTIONS AND ARBITRATION POST-BREXIT

Brexit has inevitably led to reflection on the commercial, legal and practical effects on arbitration.

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