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Grant Thornton v Mbengue: CCJA upholds arbitration where arbitrator applies public policy provisions

In a decision that will be welcomed by investors, businesses, and practitioners of arbitrations brought under Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) rules, the ...


The continuing obligation on arbitrators under the LCAM Arbitration Rules to make disclosures

In May 2020, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched its independent dispute resolution service, the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM). LCAM’s aim is to...


C v D – Hong Kong court rules on compliance with pre-arbitration procedural requirements

In a recent anonymized judgment, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance held that compliance with an "escalation clause," a procedural requirement for the commencement of...

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Energy 4.0: The Energy Technology Revolution and New Litigation Risks Texas Lawyer

As energy companies increasingly turn to technology solutions, Energy 4.0 looks like it is here to stay, and with it, the accompanying legal risks.


2021 outlook: developments in shareholder litigation

In addition to the 2021 securities, shareholder, and M&A litigation outlook, we have created a three-part podcast series to provide deeper analysis of several topics. Listen for...


The rise of M&A arbitration

With cross-border M&A growing from $31 billion in 1985 to over $1.2 trillion in 2019, there is no doubt that there is a global appetite for such deals. While parties involved...


New year, more views – arbitration highlights in the Year of the Ox
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As the world welcomes in the Year of the Ox, we take a look back at 10 recent decisions that made an impact in the past year.


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 ...


Construction arbitration: How to use innovation to increase efficiency

Karl Pörnbacher, head of the Hogan Lovells International Arbitration team in Germany, delivered the keynote speech at Vienna Arbitration Days 2021, which was held remotely on 12...

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