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What is institutional arbitration?An institutional arbitration is one that is administered by an institution agreed upon by the parties and conducted...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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What is an umbrella clause?An umbrella clause (known also as an umbrella agreement or an observance of undertakings clause) is a provision in a...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 12th Jan
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2017 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2017 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the key concept of the seat of an arbitration, with a particular focus on the law of England and Wales and Northern...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 12th Jan
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Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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Note: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership with CMS.This Practice Note considers...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 12th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...
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9th Nov
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 12th Jan
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides examples of two arbitration clauses or agreements (one for ad hoc arbitration and one for arbitration administered by the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Thirty Nine Essex Street 12th Jan
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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration...
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9th Nov
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Parties to an arbitration may wish to make an application to the arbitral tribunal for an award to be made on a specific issue that forms part of the...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 12th Jan
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Arbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts....
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan

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An introduction to the enforcement of arbitral awards in Washington, DCParties to international arbitrations often choose Washington, DC, United...
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Produced in partnership with Giulia Previti of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP 19th Mar
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What is Section 1782 discovery?US statutory law empowers federal district courts to compel discovery of documents, testimony, or other evidence, for...
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Produced in partnership with Carlos Ramos-Mrosovsky of Alston & Bird 19th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the availability of anti-suit injunctions in support of arbitration from New York courts. References to US judgments are...
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Produced in partnership with Carlos Ramos-Mrosovsky of Alston & Bird 19th Mar
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Arbitration is a dispute resolution mechanism based on party consent and typically conducted outside of domestic courtrooms. Yet, there are instances...
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Produced in partnership with Giulia Previti of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP 19th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the availability of emergency and interim measures in support of arbitration in New York, New York, in the United States...
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Produced in partnership with Carlos Ramos-Mrosovsky & Giulia Previti of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP 19th Mar
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STOP PRESS: This content is under review in light of the revisions to the ICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures, which take effect on 1...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy Tyler (Houston), Laurel S. Fensterstock (New York), and Logan Lewis (New York) of Vinson & Elkins LLP 19th Mar
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STOP PRESS: This content is under review in light of the revisions to the ICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures, which take effect on 1...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy Tyler (Houston), Laurel S. Fensterstock (New York), and Logan Lewis (New York) of Vinson & Elkins LLP 19th Mar
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In general, there is a clear policy preference for the enforcement of arbitral awards in the United States of America (US) and this pro-enforcement...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy J. Tyler, Robert Reyes Landicho, and Caroline Stewart of Vinson & Elkins LLP—Houston office 19th Mar
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When arbitrating disputes seated in the United States of America (USA or US), domestic disputants can choose from a number of arbitral institutions to...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth A. Edmondson of Jenner & Block 19th Mar
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STOP PRESS: This content is under review in light of the revisions to the ICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures, which take effect on 1...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy Tyler (Houston), Laurel S. Fensterstock (New York), and Logan Lewis (New York) of Vinson & Elkins LLP 19th Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Arbitration in ColombiaThe Getting the Deal Through (GtDT) guide for Colombia is...
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19th Mar
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STOP PRESS: This content is under review in light of the revisions to the ICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures, which take effect on 1...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy Tyler (Houston), Laurel S. Fensterstock (New York), and Logan Lewis (New York) of Vinson & Elkins LLP 19th Mar
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This Practice Note focuses on the defences to enforcement of arbitral awards in the United States of America (USA or US) under the Convention on the...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy J. Tyler, Robert Reyes Landicho, and Caroline Stewart of Vinson & Elkins LLP—Houston office 19th Mar
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The framework for international arbitration in CanadaCanada has adopted the 1985 United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model...
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Produced in partnership with George Karayannides of Clyde & Co 19th Mar
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The framework for international arbitration in CanadaCanada is a federation comprising ten provinces and three territories. Each province and...
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Produced in partnership with George Karayannides and Daniel Zacks of Clyde & Co Canada LLP 19th Mar
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The framework for international arbitration in CanadaCanada has adopted the 1985 United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model...
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Produced in partnership with George Karayannides and Daniel Zacks of Clyde & Co Canada LLP 19th Mar
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arbitration'>Investment treaty arbitration in CanadaThe investment treaty arbitration guide for Canada is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are...
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19th Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Arbitration in EcuadorThe Getting the Deal Through (GtDT) guide for Ecuador is...
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19th Mar
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to arbitration in Chile published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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18th Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Arbitration in MexicoThe Getting the Deal Through (GtDT) guide for Mexico is...
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18th Mar

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