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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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It is considered a general principle that arbitration may be used to resolve almost any type of claim or dispute concerning legal rights. This has...
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9th Nov
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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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The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration 2010 (the IBA Rules) are routinely adopted in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers 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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Maritime arbitration is a recognised branch of dispute resolution in international trade and commerce.Maritime affairs to which consensually agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 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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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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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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Produced in partnership with Charlie Morgan of Herbert Smith Freehills 9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers cybersecurity in international arbitration.An introduction to cybercrime and cybersecurity in international arbitrationA...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Peacock of Herbert Smith Freehills, Charlie Morgan of Herbert Smith Freehills, Vanessa Naish of Herbert Smith Freehills and Rebecca Warder of Herbert Smith Freehills 7th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the potentially broad role of in-house legal counsel in international arbitration proceedings and related matters.The...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Ugo Draetta 1st Apr
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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 39 Essex Chambers 1st Apr
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has significant implications for practitioners considering applicable law and jurisdiction issues. For...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 23rd Mar
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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 10th Mar
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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...
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10th Mar
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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...
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Produced in partnership with WilmerHale 5th Mar
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Arbitration is a popular mechanism for resolving international commercial disputes. This Practice Note considers the key features that distinguish...
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1st Mar
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Differences and overlaps between institutional and ad hoc arbitrationThis Practice Note considers the key differences between institutional and ad hoc...
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1st Mar
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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration...
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26th Feb
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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...
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22nd Feb
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International arbitration remains largely perceived as a procedure in which parties seek monetary relief, mainly damages for breach of contact....
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Produced in partnership with Michael E. Schneider & Joachim Knoll of LALIVE 22nd Feb
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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...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 22nd Feb
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 22nd Feb
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Diarmuid Laffan of 4 New Square 22nd Feb
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Catherine Rogers and Gordon McAllister of Crowell & Moring LLP 22nd Feb
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This Practice Note considers the circumstances in which domestic, local or national courts may support, intervene in or interfere with international...
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22nd Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s annual roundup on international arbitration—key seats reviews some...
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22nd Feb
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PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL[COMPANY NAME]ARBITRATION WITH [NAME][CASE REFERENCE]____________________________________PROJECT MANAGEMENT...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Giaretta of Mishcon de Reya 12th Feb

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