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New Hydrocarbons Law: Are more arbitration claims ahead?

Numerous experts agree that the controversial reform of Mexico's Electric Power Industry Law could lead to a flood of investment arbitrations because the reforms may impact foreign...

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An overview of the impact of Mexico's new Electric Power Industry Law on foreign investors operating in the power sector in Mexico Public International Law Alert

On 9 March 2021, the reform to the Mexican Electric Power Industry Law was published in the Official Gazette, and it entered into force on 10 March 2021.


Mission impossible? How to tackle "deepfakes" in international arbitration

In recent weeks, millions have watched videos that would appear to show actor Tom Cruise playing golf or performing magic tricks. To the naked eye, it would appear clear that Tom Cruise has ...


German court exercises universal jurisdiction: Implications for corporate criminal liability

On 24 February 2021, the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Koblenz sentenced a former Syrian secret police officer to a prison term of four and a half years for aiding and...


Hogan Lovells Protocol for the use of technology in international arbitration hearings Version 2.0

Version 2.0 of the Protocol for the use of technology in international arbitration hearings is intended to further promote and enable the fair and transparent presentation of evidence and...


Cardinal duty – UK Supreme Court clarifies arbitrators' obligations of impartiality and disclosure

The United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court has handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Halliburton Company v. Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2020] UKSC 48 in respect of...


What you need to know about the revised ICC Rules

Following the recent trend of periodic incremental updates to the arbitral rules of major institutions, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published the draft text of its...


The interim measures arrangement between Mainland China and Hong Kong comes into effect

According to an announcement made on the People's Court Daily, the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by ...


Investment Protection in South Africa

This article discusses the protections available to foreign investors in South Africa, primarily under bilateral investment treaties ("BITs"). While South Africa has, in...

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