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Arbitration & ADR

20 June 2019
Ajay Bhargava Award replacing contractual provisions with new terms "shocks the conscience" of Supreme Court

India - Khaitan & Co

The question of whether a contract can be amended retroactively was raised in the arbitration proceedings between Ssangyong and the National Highways Authority of India. The Supreme Court's ruling on the case is a welcome exposition on the contours of Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, especially in relation to challenges on grounds of violations of principles of natural justice.

Authors: Ajay Bhargava, Arvind Kumar Ray, Sharngan Aravindakshan
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Ben Grant ICC construction industry arbitration report

International - Norton Rose Fulbright

The International Chamber of Commerce Commission recently published an update to its report on construction industry arbitration, focusing on recommended tools and techniques for effective management. The report is a helpful reminder for practitioners and arbitrators of the procedural mechanisms available which are particularly relevant to the conduct of arbitration in the construction sector.

Authors: Ben Grant, James Rogers
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Recent updates

James Morgan-Payler Construction disputes: maximising time and cost efficiencies

International - Norton Rose Fulbright

Authors: James Morgan-Payler, Danielle Strain
Jeroen Van Hezewijk New model BIT: negotiations to commence soon

Netherlands - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Authors: Jeroen Van Hezewijk, Sandra Coelen, Alexander Schurink
Vsevolod Volkov Changes to approach favouring enforcement against assets indirectly owned by foreign states?

Ukraine - Everlegal

Author: Vsevolod Volkov
Marie Berard Court grants third party access to confidential arbitration documents for disciplinary proceedings against arbitrator

United Kingdom - Clifford Chance

Authors: Marie Berard, James Dingley
Constantinos Pashiardis Court clarifies application of Article VI of New York Convention

Cyprus - George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

Author: Constantinos Pashiardis
C Mark Baker New York Appellate Division confirms narrow scope of manifest disregard doctrine

USA - Norton Rose Fulbright

Authors: C Mark Baker, Lena Serhan, Deirdre Walker, Aarti Thadani
Maciej Durbas State court not obliged to review arbitral case file

Poland - Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Authors: Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos
K Shanti Mogan Court of Appeal determines that negative declaratory arbitration awards are enforceable

Malaysia - Shearn Delamore & Co

Author: K Shanti Mogan