Legal News

London arbitration following Brexit—business as usual?

Published on: 07 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • London arbitration following Brexit—business as usual?
  • What do you consider will be the impact (short and long term) of the referendum result on London’s reputation as a key seat of international arbitration?
  • Do you consider that the result will affect parties choosing English law to govern their disputes?
  • What can London, in the form of, for example, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, do to continue to promote London’s advantages as a seat?
  • In the event that the Regulation (EC) 44/2001 (Brussels I) regime no longer applies, do you consider that we will see a resurgence of the English courts’ use of anti-suit injunctions when dealing with proceedings commenced in the EU in breach of an English arbitration clause?
  • What are the other implications of the removal of the Brussels I regime for arbitration in England and Wales?
  • Post-referendum, what are your key concerns and what are the key concerns of your clients?
  • Do you think there are any issues that may not receive enough attention or consideration in the withdrawal period?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Following the decision of the UK to leave the EU, Nigel Rawding, partner and head of the London international arbitration practice at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Liz Snodgrass, counsel in their global arbitration group, assess the impact on the arbitration community. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

Popular documents