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Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:00 PM

A renewed approach to arbitration in government contracts: : A step in the right direction?

Over the last several years, there has been a distinct, collective effort in India- be it by the judiciary or the legislature- to increase efficiency…

Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:00 PM

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Updates Administered Arbitration Rules

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") has released its 2024 Administered Arbitration Rules ("2024 Rules"). The 2024 Rules focus on…

Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:00 PM

What did the UK King's Speech contain for business?

The King's Speech took place on 17 July, setting out the new government's legislative agenda. Our Knowledge Lawyers have selected some highlights for…

Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:00 PM

Game On for Hong Kong’s Sports Arbitration

In the fast-paced world of sports, where competition extends beyond the field and into realms of contracts, endorsements and intellectual property…

Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:00 PM

Non-Disclosure And Non-Compete Agreements - A New Approach For Enterprises In Vietnam

We start with Decision No. 755/2018/QD-PQTT dated June 12, 2018 of the People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City (“Ho Chi Minh City Court“) in its decision…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 PM

Wet aanpassing geschillenregeling en verduidelijking ontvankelijkheidseisen enquêteprocedure

Op 4 juni 2024 is de Wet aanpassing geschillenregeling en verduidelijking ontvankelijkheidseisen enquêteprocedure (“Wagevoe”) aangenomen door de…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 PM

Beware of Not Mediating a Dispute

In a recent English decision, the Court criticised the successful defendants' failure to engage in mediation and invited them to explain why they…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 PM

Disputes Briefcase Need-to-know disputes updates for General Counsel and their teams - July 2024

Welcome to Slaughter and May’s Disputes Briefcase, a regular digest of key developments in litigation and arbitration, produced by members of our…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 PM

Publication of the Justice Plan 2024 - What to Expect

The Department of Justice (Department) recently published the Justice Plan 2024 (Plan). The Plan sets out in detail a substantial programme of work…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 PM

California Supreme Court Clarifies Discovery Limitations and Severability in Arbitration Agreements

The California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Ramirez v. Charter Communications, affirming in part that the arbitration agreement contained some…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 PM

ICSID publishes study on compliance with and enforcement of ICSID arbitration awards, revealing high satisfaction rates for award creditors

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has recently published a comprehensive study based on an analysis of 565…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: new IBA Guidelines

The IBA Guidelines establish internationally recognised standards for the identification and management of conflicts of interest in international…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

The arbitration of insurance disputes (With Jonathan Wood)

Welcome to Insurance Covered, the podcast that covers everything insurance. In this Episode Peter is joined by Jonathan Wood, President of the…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

English arbitration bill re-introduced in king's speech

Following the General Election which took place on 4 July 2024, today's King's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament has re-introduced the…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

King’s Speech 2024 includes reform of Arbitration Act

Following the UK General Election on 4 July, King Charles III officially opened the new session of parliament today with the…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

New Brazilian law on interest and monetary correction is a welcome development for anyone involved in Brazilian disputes

As anyone involved in Brazilian disputes will know, the accrual of interest and use of monetary correction on Brazilian claims has the capacity to…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

The Dispute Resolution Yearbook 2024

The 2024 edition of our award winning Dispute Resolution Yearbook provides an overview of the disputes market in general, insights into our practice…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:00 PM

Are Users Bound By Updated Arbitration Agreements? The Southern District of New York Weighs In

For years, companies have opted to include mandatory arbitration provisions and class action waivers in their website terms of service to reduce the…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

海南自贸港临时仲裁制度的亮点及相关完善建议

随着《海南自由贸易港国际商事仲裁发展若干规定》(下称《自贸港商事仲裁若干规定》)在2024年7月1日起施行,在海南自贸港注册的企业之间,海南自贸港注册的企业和…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

South Africa: SCA confirms the enforceability of interim arbitration awards

A recent judgment demonstrates, once again, that the South African courts continue to maintain a pro-arbitration stance and that they will…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Settlement in arbitration: should arbitrators play a greater role?

Settlement plays a fundamental role in commercial litigation: as every litigator can attest, a significant majority of claims settle…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Dubai Landmark Judgment on the Requirement for Signature of a Dissenting Arbitrator

The recent ruling in Case Number 11 of 2024 by the Dubai Court of Appeal, issued on 29 April 2024, sets a pivotal precedent regarding the requirement…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Tweezijdige bemiddeling: het kan je zomaar je courtage kosten

In geval van tweezijdige bemiddeling (ook wel bekend als ‘het dienen van twee heren’) treedt de makelaar op voor zowel de verkoper als de koper. Los…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

How to find the perfect expert witness to win your case

During Paris Arbitration Week (PAW), I was invited to join a panel of lawyers and dispute resolvers to discuss "Le Mouton à cinq pattes: How to…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Three often overlooked keys for a successful mediation

"Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute." That slogan became a rallying cry for Federalists during the XYZ Affair in 1798. Way back then…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Commercial disputes weekly - issue 213

​The Supreme Court has concluded that a collateral warranty is not a construction contract for the purposes of section 104 of the Housing Grants…

Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Delay in filing a suit does not preclude a plaintiff from seeking urgent interim relief without exhausting the requirement of pre-suit mediation under the Commercial Courts Act, 2015

JSA successfully represented Chemco Plastic Industries Private Limited1 ("Plaintiff-Respondent") before the Bombay High Court ("Bombay HC"), which…

Sunday, July 14, 2024 8:00 PM

Dutch Supreme Court clarifies legal status and implications of mediation clauses

In a judgment of 12 July 2024, the Supreme Court of the Netherlands (Hoge Raad) clarified the legal status and implications of mediation clauses in…

Sunday, July 14, 2024 8:00 PM

“三特定”临时仲裁的理解与适用

2024年6月24日,上海市高级人民法院印发《上海市高级人民法院关于涉“三特定”临时仲裁及“境外仲裁业务机构”仲裁司法案件集中管辖的规定》(“《规定》”),标志着我国临时仲裁的发展迈上新台阶。…

Sunday, July 14, 2024 8:00 PM

The Jig is Up: First Judgment on Consumer Rights Act 2022

The High Court has recently handed down its first judgment on the Consumer Rights Act 2022 (Flatley v Austin Group Ltd1). The case involved a claim…

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