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As More “Confidential” International Arbitral Awards Made Public, the Practitioner’s Need to Consider Alternatives Increases
Posted on 14 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon We recently posted on the peril to the intended confidentiality accorded the arbitration of international disputes by the necessity of having to file in open court arbitral awards in order to enforce or challenge them. The issue... Read More

Fulbright Publication: 3rd China Arbitration Conference
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

View Media By: C. Mark Baker , Jeffrey A. Blount , Jie Zhang , Richard Hill and James Rogers Following the success of Fulbright's 2007 and 2009 China Arbitration Conferences, we held our third China Arbitration Conference in Beijing this October... Read More

Arbitrators Are Not Employees for the Purposes of UK Anti-Discrimination Legislation
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Alert By: Richard Hill and James Rogers In a decision handed down earlier today, the UK Supreme Court unanimously allowed the appeal in Jivraj v Hashwani [2011] UKSC 40, and held that arbitrators are not employees for the... Read More

First Circuit Finds Fraudulent Inducement Claims Arbitrable by Virtue of the “Ambiguity” of “Arising Under” Language — Despite Granite Rock
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Dialysis Access Center, LLC, et al. (DAC) v. RMS Lifeline, Inc. (RMS) , No. 10-1872 (1st Cir. Mar. 2011) [ enhanced version available to subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], includes... Read More

Free Webinar-Drafting an Effective Arbitration Clause: Lessons from International Arbitration Checklists, 2nd Edition, Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:00 PM
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Hear essential highlights from the brand-new second edition of International Arbitration Checklists published by leading international arbitration provider JURIS in this 20-minute Webinar--which will be presented by Grant Hanessian, co-chair of Baker... Read More

Federal Judge Confirms $400 Million ICC Award, Finds Mexican Court Erred
Posted on 3 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) A New York federal judge on Aug. 27 granted a Mexican corporation’s request to confirm an approximately $400 million arbitration award that was issued in its favor in a dispute over contracts for the construction... Read More

Ivars Mēkons on The Crucial Moment for International Investment Law and Arbitration
Posted on 26 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

by Ivars Mēkons Excerpt: Legal practitioners, as well as global corporations have quickly perceived the positive remedial character of bilateral investment treaties (" BITs ") against unfair sovereign conduct by host States. The caseload... Read More

Switzerland: Update On Recent Arbitral Developments And Tendencies
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Nicolas Ulmer and Lionel Serex Switzerland has long profited from its status as a small, reliable and neutral country, to be a major venue for international arbitration. In addition, Swiss substantive law is often chosen as a "neutral"... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Precondition to Arbitration Issue
Posted on 12 Jun 2013 by Lisa M. Hickey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 10 granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a U.K. investor in a dispute with the Republic of Argentina over whether courts, rather than arbitrators, should decide whether a... Read More

Lexis Is Now The Exclusive Online Provider Of International Arbitration Content From Juris Publishing
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Does your firm handle international arbitration cases? Does your firm help clients negotiate cross-border contracts with dispute resolution/arbitration clauses? With the increasing globalization of the world economy, international arbitration has become... Read More

D.C. Circuit Vacates $185 Million Arbitration Award Against Argentina
Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A U.S. appeals court on Jan. 17 vacated a district court's confirmation of a $185,285,485.85 arbitration award issued by a foreign tribunal against the Republic of Argentina and in favor of an English distribution... Read More

International Arbitration in Canada: Taking Stock, Jun. 17, Ottawa, Ontario
Posted on 18 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

This conference is being conducted by Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP), which was organized to promote interest in and understanding of international arbitration, particularly in Canada, among young lawyers working in private practice... Read More