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Arbitration & ADR

27 February 2020
Eamon Harrison Courtenay International arbitration: local court developments

Belize - Courtenay Coye LLP

Arbitration in Belize is governed by the Arbitration Act. As the act was last amended in 1980 (1980 Ordinance), it has become somewhat outdated. However, the 1980 Ordinance assisted in Belize's assimilation of a modern arbitration enforcement regime by incorporating the New York Convention into domestic law. This article looks at recent arbitration developments in the local courts, including cases concerning qualifications of or challenges to arbitrators and investor-state disputes.

Authors: Eamon Harrison Courtenay, Stacey N Castillo
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Constantinos Pashiardis District court examines scope of arbitration agreements and arbitrability of dispute

Cyprus - George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent case before the Limassol District Court, the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network applied for the recognition and enforcement of two arbitral awards which had been issued by the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The dispute concerned the breach of two film licensing agreements by the respondent, Trevano Pictures Limited.

Author: Constantinos Pashiardis
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Maciej Durbas Words, words, words: concise reasoning not grounds to vacate award

Poland - Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Parties which lose in arbitration often continue to fight off a claim before a state court in post-arbitral proceedings, despite not having a strong case. This provides a double benefit for Polish arbitration practice: not only are a vast majority of these attempts defeated, but the Supreme Court also has a chance to confirm its pro-arbitration approach. One recent decision underlines that the mere fact that the reasoning of an arbitral award is concise is insufficient grounds to vacate the award.

Authors: Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos
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Kingshuk Banerjee Insufficiently stamped agreements: can parties still seek interim relief in support of India-seated arbitrations?

India - Khaitan & Co

Authors: Kingshuk Banerjee, Ritvik Kulkarni
Eamon Harrison Courtenay International arbitration: key legislative developments

Belize - Courtenay Coye LLP

Authors: Eamon Harrison Courtenay, Stacey N Castillo
Frank Spoorenberg Partial annulment of award based on ultra petita grounds

Switzerland - Tavernier Tschanz

Authors: Frank Spoorenberg, Daniela Franchini
K Shanti Mogan Court discharges interim injunctions granted pursuant to Section 11 of Arbitration Act

Malaysia - Shearn Delamore & Co

Authors: K Shanti Mogan, Yiew De Quan
Maciej Durbas Res iudicata saga continues

Poland - Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Authors: Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos
Pedro Cortés New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Macau - Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Authors: Pedro Cortés, Madalena Perestrello
Raúl Herrera Hazas Use of precautionary measures in arbitration

Mexico - Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

Author: Raúl Herrera Hazas