Arbitration in the Americas

Arbitration in the Americas guidance:

What constitutes a foreign arbitral award in Brazil? The Brazilian Arbitration Act (Federal Law No. 9,307/96, (BAA)) distinguishes between two types of arbitral awards:...

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The framework for international arbitration in Canada Canada is a federation comprising ten provinces and three territories. Each province and territory is a common law...

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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 where judicial...

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This Practice Note considers the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The Arbitration Act 2013—an introduction to...

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This Practice Note considers the recognition and enforcement of domestic and foreign arbitral awards in the Cayman Islands. For a short introduction to the arbitration...

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An introduction to the enforcement of arbitral awards in Washington, DC Parties to international arbitrations often choose Washington, DC, United States of America (USA...

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Origins of the ICDR The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) was established in 1996 as the international division of the American Arbitration Association®...

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This Practice Note considers how costs are dealt with under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International Dispute Resolution Procedures (including...

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This Practice Note considers matters of evidence under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International Dispute Resolution Procedures (including...

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This Practice Note considers the interim and emergency relief that may be granted by tribunals under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International...

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This Practice Note considers multi-party and multi-contract issues under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International Dispute Resolution...

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This Practice Note considers the procedure of an arbitration under the under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International Dispute Resolution...

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This Practice Note considers the appointment of the tribunal under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International Dispute Resolution Procedures...

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This Practice Note considers the availability of interim relief from arbitral tribunals and the Cayman courts under the law of the Cayman Islands. For a short...

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Interim measures in Brazil are regulated by the Code of Civil Procedure (Federal Law No 13.105/2015 (the Code)), which sets out various types of available interim...

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New York is an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction whose courts are available to grant various forms of emergency and interim relief in support of arbitration. Parties may...

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The importance of interim measures A party to an international commercial arbitration may wish to obtain interim protection to enforce the status quo or otherwise protect...

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The framework for international arbitration in Canada Canada has adopted the 1985 United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law (the Model...

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Investment treaty arbitration in Argentina The investment treaty arbitration guide for Argentina is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The 2019...

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Investment treaty arbitration in Bolivia The investment treaty arbitration guide for Bolivia is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The 2016 guide...

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Investment treaty arbitration in Canada The investment treaty arbitration guide for Canada is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The 2018 guide...

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Investment treaty arbitration in Ecuador The Investment treaty arbitration guide for Ecuador is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The 2018 guide...

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Investment treaty arbitration in Mexico The investment treaty arbitration guide for Mexico is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The 2015 guide...

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Investment treaty arbitration in the US The Investment treaty arbitration guide for the United States of America (USA or US) is presented in a Q&A format. The questions...

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Investment treaty arbitration in Venezuela The Investment treaty arbitration guide for Venezuela is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The 2018...

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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 use in proceedings...

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This Practice Note considers the role of state immunity in relation to arbitration proceedings in Brazil. For a general introduction to state immunity and arbitration,...

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State immunity This Practice Note considers the role of state immunity in relation to arbitration proceedings in Canada. For a general introduction to state immunity and...

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This Practice Note considers the role of state immunity in relation to arbitration proceedings in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). For a general introduction to state...

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This Practice Note considers two methods by which the Cayman Islands courts seek to uphold parties’ agreements to arbitrate disputes, namely: orders staying court...

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