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Arbitration & ADR

10 October 2019
Keith Robinson Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

Bermuda - Carey Olsen Bermuda

A recent Supreme Court judgment has once again confirmed Bermuda's status as a sophisticated, arbitration-friendly jurisdiction. It is a classic example of the Bermuda courts' robust approach when asked to enforce foreign arbitral awards against award debtors in Bermuda, even in circumstances where the award in question is being challenged by the award debtor in the courts of the seat, or legal place, of the arbitration.

Authors: Keith Robinson, Michael Hanson, Sam Stevens
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Alison G FitzGerald Singapore Convention: update on enforcing mediated settlement agreements

International - Norton Rose Fulbright

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (Singapore Convention) has been signed by 46 states and will come into force six months after being ratified by at least three state parties. The convention responds to the demand from a growing body of mediation users for an enforcement mechanism applicable to mediated settlement agreements in cross-border disputes. However, its language has created some uncertainties.

Authors: Alison G FitzGerald, J Thomas Hatfield
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Recent updates

Martin J Valasek Recent developments in ISDS reform: the big picture

International - Norton Rose Fulbright

Author: Martin J Valasek
Alexandra Gerungan Commercial dispute resolution: an overview

Indonesia - Makarim & Taira S

Authors: Alexandra Gerungan, Lia Alizia, Rudy Andreas Halomoan Sitorus
Vsevolod Volkov Enforcement of arbitral awards by sanctioned entities: courts test public policy exception

Ukraine - Everlegal

Author: Vsevolod Volkov
Marie Berard Clarity over English court's jurisdiction to grant anti-arbitration injunction against foreign-seated arbitrations

United Kingdom - Clifford Chance

Authors: Marie Berard, James Dingley, Benjamin Barrat
Chakrapani Misra Supreme Court holds government cannot seek preference while seeking stay on enforcement

India - Khaitan & Co

Authors: Chakrapani Misra, Ravitej Chilumuri, Vaisakh Shaji

Upcoming event

3rd IBA Litigation Committee Conference on Private International Law

24-25 October 2019 – Milan, Italy

Now in its third year, this leading conference will once again bring together practitioners from around the globe to discuss Brexit, the mushrooming of International Commercial Courts in Europe and sanctions.

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