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High Court Finds Terms Of English Law Facility Agreement Allowed Borrower To Withhold Interest Payments Given Risk Of US "Secondary" Sanctions
In a recent decision, the High Court has found that the terms of a Facility Agreement governed by English law allowed the borrower to withhold payment of interest instalments
11 Oct 2019
State Council Of China Announced Ground-Breaking Policy To Allow Foreign Arbitration Institutions To Set Up Businesses In Shanghai Free Trade Zone To Administer Cases In Mainland China
On 6 August 2019, the State Council of China published the "General Planning of the New Area of ​​the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Program" ("General Planning").
13 Aug 2019
The European Commission's Evaluation And Fitness Check Roadmap: An Opportunity To Improve The Eu-Central America Association Agreement
On 29 June 2012, the European Union and the six partner countries in Central America – Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama – signed an Association
European Union
12 Aug 2019
President Trump Issues New Executive Order Blocking Property Of The Government Of Venezuela
On August 5, 2019, President Trump issued a new Executive Order ("EO"), blocking all property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela (defined to include the Central Bank of Venezuela and Petróleos de Venezuela ("PdVSA")) in the US or in the possession of US persons.
9 Aug 2019
Updated: Eric White And Lode Van Den Hende Contribute To Report Offering Workable Alternatives To Irish Backstop
Prosperity UK's Alternative Arrangements Commission set up to develop credible and practical alternative arrangements relating to the Irish border has today released a 4-page Briefing Document...
8 Aug 2019
Mercosur And The European Union Agree Historic And Ambitious Trade Agreement
The historic deal creates a market covering a population of 800 million people that represents nearly a fourth of the world's GDP.
European Union
30 Jul 2019
Eric White And Lode Van Den Hende Contribute To Report Offering Workable Alternatives To Irish Backstop
The uncertainty presented by Brexit has posed an increasing challenge for many of our clients for over three years.
26 Jul 2019
Landmark Ruling On The WTO National Security Exception
In a landmark decision concerning Ukraine's complaint against Russia's transit restrictions, a WTO Panel has ruled for the first time on the nature of the GATT national security exception
25 Jul 2019
Advocate General Finds That Ceta's "Investment Court System" Is Compatible With EU Law
One of the Advocates General to the Court of Justice of the European Union, Advocate General Bot, has issued an opinion confirming that the mechanism for the settlement of disputes between...
7 Feb 2019
ICC Strives For Greater Transparency And Efficiency In Updated Practice Note To Parties And Arbitral Tribunals On The Conduct Of Arbitration Under The ICC Rules
On 20 December 2018, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) published updated guidance on the conduct of arbitration under its arbitration rules.
10 Jan 2019
Supreme People's Court Issues Rules Of Procedure For The China International Commercial Courts
On 1 July 2018, the Supreme People's Court of China (SPC) promulgated Provisions on Several Issues Regarding the Establishment of International Commercial Courts
12 Dec 2018
Applying The Hague Choice Of Court Convention Post-Brexit
The government has set out how it plans, in the event of a "no deal" Brexit, to ensure that the UK will continue to apply the Hague Choice of Court Convention, which currently applies to the UK by virtue of its EU membership.
European Union
13 Nov 2018
New HKIAC Rules Enter Into Force On 1 November 2018
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Council has approved updated Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules).
24 Oct 2018
Court Of Appeal Holds No Permission Required To Serve Committal Application On Director Out Of The Jurisdiction, Where The Court Had Jurisdiction To Make The Original Order Against Him
The Court of Appeal has held that, where a court had jurisdiction to make an order for examination of a company director based on his presence in the jurisdiction, permission to serve out...
6 Oct 2018
Brexit "No Deal" Note On Jurisdiction And Enforcement Of Judgments
The note contains little that was not already obvious. If no deal is agreed, there would be no agreed EU framework for ongoing civil judicial cooperation between the UK and EU countries.
European Union
5 Oct 2018
Recent Developments In India-Related International Arbitration
Herbert Smith Freehills has issued the latest edition of its Indian international arbitration e-bulletin.
20 Sep 2018
New Japan International Dispute Resolution Center Open For Business In Osaka
The newly established Japan International Dispute Resolution Center (JIDRC) opened its first hearing venue on 1 May 2018.
18 Sep 2018
New Podcast – English Governing Law And Jurisdiction Clauses After Brexit
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10 Sep 2018
International Arbitration Community Welcomes Argentina And Uruguay's New International Commercial Arbitration Acts
On July 3, 2018, Uruguay passed its International Commercial Arbitration Act after its upper house, the Chamber of Senators, signed off the draft in May.
15 Aug 2018
Delhi High Court Agrees To Enforce CIETAC Arbitral Award Against Indian Company Despite CIETAC Split
In its decision of 4 July 2018, the Delhi High Court ("Court") has agreed to enforce a China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) award against an Indian company...
14 Aug 2018
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