If this email is not displayed correctly please click here

Arbitration & ADR

16 January 2020
Nikolaus Pitkowitz Supreme Court takes strict stance on conflict of interest

Austria - Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered whether the fact that an arbitrator and a party counsel in one arbitration acted as co-counsel in another unrelated arbitration cast doubt on the arbitrator's independence and impartiality and thus disqualified him from acting as arbitrator in the arbitration under review. In its decision, the court correctly acknowledged the reality of the Austrian arbitration scene, which results in frequent contact between practitioners.

Author: Nikolaus Pitkowitz
Read more

Recent updates

Manavendra Mishra Seat/venue/place saga continues: Supreme Court reverses view and declares earlier judgments bad law

India - Khaitan & Co

Authors: Manavendra Mishra, Akash Karmarkar, Rajeswari Mukherjee
Jeroen Van Hezewijk The Hague Court of Appeal sets aside ICC award because underlying purchase contract was procured by corruption

Netherlands - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Authors: Jeroen Van Hezewijk, Sandra Coelen
Frank Spoorenberg State-owned entity's consent to arbitrate does not bind state – in principle

Switzerland - Tavernier Tschanz

Authors: Frank Spoorenberg, Daniela Franchini
Matej Kosalko Enforcement of awards affected by international sanctions

Slovakia - Allen & Overy Bratislava sro

Author: Matej Kosalko
William Leung Successful completion of cross-border asset preservation worth more than $20 million

Hong Kong - William KW Leung & Co

Author: William Leung
K Shanti Mogan It's confirmed! CIPAA applies prospectively to construction contracts

Malaysia - Shearn Delamore & Co

Author: K Shanti Mogan
Constantinos Pashiardis Supreme Court confirms that inadequately justified arbitral award amounts to arbitrator misconduct

Cyprus - George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

Author: Constantinos Pashiardis
Marina Ryashchenko Practical aspects of recovering post-award interest

Ukraine - Everlegal

Author: Marina Ryashchenko

ONLINE MEDIA PARTNERS