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Approaching a rapprochement?

In two recent decisions related to anti-suit injunctions in the presence of an arbitration clause, the English courts grapple with the differences between the French and English legal...

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How the UK draft Arbitration Bill affects London-seated arbitrations
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This article explains the key reforms in the draft Bill reflecting the UK Law Commission's final recommendations for refining the English Arbitration Act 1996. The changes will affect...

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Podcast: Talking the cure

Our team is always thinking about how to conquer and foresee the most significant industry issues facing our clients. Over the next year, we will touch on cutting-edge topics such as...


Agree to disagree - does winding-up or arbitration take precedence in insolvency?

Three recent Hong Kong first instance court decisions have left undecided the question of whether a winding-up petition will trump an agreement to arbitrate when it comes to a winding-up...

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ICSID and UNCITRAL’s new joint Code of Conduct: a clear path forward for arbitrators?
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At its 56th session in July 2023, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), adopted a Code of Conduct for Arbitrators in International Investment Disputes (the...


A fresh start - Hong Kong court decides tribunal had no jurisdiction to join additional party

The Hong Kong court has ruled that a tribunal had no jurisdiction over a third party that had been joined as an additional party to an HKIAC arbitration. The court in R v A [2023] HKCFI...


Foreign investors should consider treaty protections when structuring their investments abroad

Investors seeking to invest abroad – including investment funds – should safeguard and strengthen their investments by considering treaty protections. Investment Treaties can...


UK Supreme Court judgment opens up potential for a “radical review” of the entire litigation funding sector

UK Supreme Court judgment requires litigation funding agreements to comply with additional conditions.


Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal confirms escalation clauses not subject to review by courts

In C v D [2023] HKCFA 16, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal confirmed that compliance with pre-arbitration conditions in an escalation clause is a matter of admissibility, rather than a...

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