Understanding international arbitration

Understanding international arbitration guidance:

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s annual roundup on international arbitration—key seats reviews some of the most...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s Arbitration annual round-up of trends and hot topics in the international arbitration...

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The choice of the seat or legal place of the arbitration is one of the most important matters to be considered when drafting an international arbitration agreement as the...

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Differences and overlaps between institutional and ad hoc arbitration This Practice Note considers the key differences between institutional and ad hoc arbitration as...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Arbitration is often assumed to be confidential because of the private nature of the proceedings. Indeed, users of arbitration often cite ‘confidentiality’ as an...

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One of the key distinguishing features of arbitration, as compared with domestic civil litigation, is the parties’ considerable freedom of choice as regards the procedure...

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This Practice Note considers cybersecurity in international arbitration. An introduction to cybercrime and cybersecurity in international arbitration A single arbitration...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to how damages are determined and quantified in international arbitration proceedings, with a focus on damages for breach of...

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Lawyers involved in international arbitration proceedings may assume that they need only observe the ethical rules of their home jurisdiction, ie the jurisdiction in...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering: • which applicable law to apply—for more...

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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 the key features of...

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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration proceedings. This Practice Note...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Damages are the form of relief most commonly requested by parties in arbitration proceedings. Sometimes, however, a claimant may require other remedies. For instance, a...

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Precedents

The term 'soft law' is used, in the context of arbitration, to describe sets of rules and guidance that are used to inform the arbitral process. These are not strict...

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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 Ireland (England and...

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What is the Model Law? As the name suggests, the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (the Model Law) is a model for state legislation on...

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