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Arbitration & ADR

18 July 2019
Nikolaus Pitkowitz Supreme Court evaluates hybrid arbitration agreement

Austria - Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered the validity of a hybrid arbitration agreement which provided for the formation of a tribunal under the International Chamber of Commerce Rules of Arbitration to arbitrate at the Vienna International Arbitral Centre. In this context, the court also considered the consequences of violating procedural rules agreed by the parties and the tribunal's failure to issue a reasoned award.

Author: Nikolaus Pitkowitz
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Anke C Sessler 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules – one year on

Germany - Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In March 2018 the German Arbitration Institute's (DIS's) new arbitration rules came into force. The new rules are a good choice in almost every setting, offering competitive fees for arbitrators and institutions and providing a modern and efficient arbitration framework that preserves and expands on the distinctive features of the previous DIS rules. These unique factors are particularly appealing to in-house counsel.

Authors: Anke C Sessler, Max Stein
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