Perspectives on International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
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US Second Circuit Confirms That §1782 Discovery Is Unavailable to Parties in Private International Commercial Arbitration
On July 8, 2020, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rendered its decision in In Re Application and Petition of Hanwei Guo for an order to take Discovery for Use in a Foreign Proceeding Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782 (No. 19-781) (“Hanwei’), confirming that discovery under 28 U.S.C. §1782 is
On June 1, 2020, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled a non-signatory to an international arbitration agreement can enforce that agreement and rely on domestic state law doctrines to compel others to arbitrate.
On April 17, 2019, the Trump administration reversed course on more than 20 years of Cuban policy and announced that it would end the suspension of Title III of the Libertad Act, permitting US nationals to bring claims against entities “trafficking” in properties owned by them in Cuba and confiscate
AF International Co-Leader and Litigation Partner Malcolm McNeil was recently quoted in a Law360 article titled “Will.i.am's Co. Ordered To Pay Costs Award To Tech Investors.”
In the past month, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) released their annual reports. The reports reflect on the growth of the PCA and SIAC as international arbitral institutions through case information.
The world’s major arbitration institutions have jointly issued a statement encouraging parties and arbitrators to collaborate and discuss “any impact of the pandemic and potential ways to address it in an open and constructive manner.”
Last week, in Servotronics, Inc. v. Boeing Co., the Fourth Circuit became the latest United States Court of Appeals to allow Section 1782 discovery for use in private international arbitrations.
Arent Fox LLP, on behalf of UAB Skyroad Leasing, filed a petition in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on March 18, 2020, seeking to enforce an arbitration award of more than $20 million against OJSC Tajik Air, Tajikistan’s state-owned airline.
The typical path for the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice when it determines that a contemplated merger is anticompetitive is to sue in federal court to block the merger.
The release on December 12, 2019, of the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration (the BHR Rules) offers a new and innovative dispute resolution option in the field of corporate responsibility.
IAReporter reports that on January 27, 2020, in the case of Dirk Herzig as Insolvency Administrator of the Assets of Unionmatex v. Turkmenistan, an ICSID tribunal, comprised of Nathalie Voser, Philippe Sands, and Lucy Reed as chair, granted Turkmenistan’s request for security for costs because of th
On January 17, 2020, Arent Fox International Attorney Dr. Uche Onwuamaegbu delivered the Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Lecture as the Keynote Speaker at the second Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference.
ICC award against a PDVSA subsidiary annulled for non-conformity with public policy of the seat of arbitration
On October 22, 2019, a Dutch Court of Appeal in the Hague set aside an ICC arbitral award in the amount of USD 11.7 million against PDVSA-subsidiary Bariven on the ground that the underlying purchase contract with supplier Wells Ultimate Service was procured through corruption.
Twenty-five Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
Arent Fox International Arbitration Associate Claudia Hartleben will speak at a forum titled “Delivering on the Promise of International Arbitration: How Can Parties Obtain the Value and Efficiency that International Commercial Arbitration Is Supposed to Provide?”
WASHINGTON — Fifty Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
Arent Fox’s Jason Rotstein published an article in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog on the enforcement bar is becoming more specialized.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) issued a judgment determining that a 2013 law of Hungary, that canceled usufruct rights to all except those with “close family ties” with the owner, constituted a deprivation of property under the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
Towards Greater Clarity and Consistency: International Arbitration Set to Receive US Restatement Treatment
On May 20-22, 2019, at the annual meeting of the American Law Institute in Washington, DC, members will vote to adopt the first Restatement of the US Law of International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration.
The US Supreme Court continues to maintain an ambiguous relationship to arbitration.
On 12 April, Djibouti became the 163rd country to sign the ICSID Convention. Its membership will be complete once it has ratified the Convention. To date the Convention has been ratified by 153 States.
Effectuating the Arbitration: Judicial Cooperation and Seeking the Assistance of Offshore Courts for Interim Measures
The New York Convention has been interpreted as favoring the availability of provisional remedies to aid in effectuating a future arbitral award.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission recently released a report on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings.
An arbitration brought by Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) against Petróleos Paraguayos (Petropar), filed in July 2016 before the Paris-based International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), has been temporarily suspended.
On March 15, 2019, the International Centre for the Settlement of Disputes released Working Paper # 2 with comments and proposals for amendment of the ICSID Arbitration Rules.