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Law of the arbitration proceedings—curial law or lex arbitri (England and Wales)This Practice Note considers the procedural law of arbitration...
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A quick guide to the arbitration processThis Practice Note provides a quick guide to the arbitration process while recognising that there is no set...
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Arbitral awards—types and requirementsNote: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership...
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The Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)—an introduction to the institution and its arbitration rulesSTOP PRESS: This...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 19th May
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SCC—the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of CommerceCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the...
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International arbitration clauses—example institutional clauseArbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral...
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arbitration'>Investment treaty arbitration—an introductionThis Practice Note provides an introduction to investment treaty arbitration.Broadly, an...
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SCC Rules (2017)—arbitration procedureCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical...
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Revised ICC Arbitration Rules for 1 January 2012 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International...
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SCC Rules (2017)—introduction and structureCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 19th May
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Court of Arbitration for Sport—introduction and CAS Rules 2020CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Meagher of Winston & Strawn 19th May

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Challenging jurisdiction and anti-suit provisions in CanadaThe framework for international arbitration in CanadaCanada has adopted the 1985 United...
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Produced in partnership with George Karayannides of Clyde & Co 23rd Jul
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Challenging arbitral jurisdiction and anti-suit injunctions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)Arbitration is a popular dispute resolution mechanism in...
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Produced in partnership with Sholto Hanvey, Nazanin Aleyaseen and Jennifer Paterson of K&L Gates 22nd Jul
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Stay of court proceedings and anti-suit injunctions in support of arbitration in the Cayman IslandsThis Practice Note considers two methods by which...
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Produced in partnership with Anna Peccarino of Travers Thorp Alberga Attorneys at Law 14th Jul
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Taylor and Gavin Chesney of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, the IBA's national rapporteurs for England & Wales 21st Jun
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Law of the arbitration proceedings—curial law or lex arbitri (England and Wales)This Practice Note considers the procedural law of arbitration...
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Challenging arbitral jurisdiction and anti-suit injunctions in FranceThis Practice Note sets out the procedure for challenging the jurisdiction of...
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Produced in partnership with Xavier Nyssen, partner, and Emile Hu, associate, international arbitration, Dechert LLP 5th Jun
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State immunity and arbitration—general considerationsThis Practice Note considers the role of state immunity in relation to arbitration proceedings in...
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Challenging arbitral tribunal jurisdiction in ItalyArbitral tribunals may decide on their own jurisdiction to rule on a matter brought before them...
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Challenging the tribunal’s jurisdiction in SwedenThis Practice Note considers matters of tribunal jurisdiction under Swedish law.Tribunal’s power to...
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Hong Kong—anti-arbitration injunctionsWhere one party has commenced arbitral proceedings in breach of an agreed dispute resolution process, such as...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Powell and Ing Loong YANG of Latham & Watkins (Hong Kong) 5th Jun
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Substantive law of the dispute in arbitration (England and Wales)This Practice Note considers the laws an arbitral tribunal should apply when making...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Robertson of Fountain Court 5th Jun
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