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304, 2019

AT&T Implements Baseball Arbitration to Save Time Warner Merger

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Social|

The AT&T / Time Warner merger has been a subject of antitrust controversy for quite some time. Although vertical mergers are generally less-heavily scrutinized than horizontal mergers, the U.S. Department of Justice fought to [...]

304, 2019

Uber’s Arbitration Clause Deemed Unconscionable in Canada Court of Appeals

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Social|

In the Ontario Court of Appeal’s first decision of 2019, the Court unanimously reversed a stay of proceedings and allowed a class action suit to continue within the judicial system, despite an arbitration clause [...]

1803, 2019

China & Singapore Agree to Assemble Multi-National BRI Mediation Panel

By | March 18th, 2019|Categories: Social|

During the opening speech of the China-Singapore International Commercial Dispute Resolution Conference, held on January 24, Senior Minister of State for Health and Law Edwin Tong announced China and Singapore’s agreement to assemble a [...]

503, 2019

Beijing Arbitration Center’s New Draft Investment Rules

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Social|

The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC) released the Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center International Investment Arbitration Rules (the Rules) for public comment on February 12, 2019. The BAC drafted the rules [...]

3001, 2019

Hong Kong Mediation Council to Oversee Investment Treaty Disputes

By | January 30th, 2019|Categories: Social|

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) announced this week that its Hong Kong Mediation Council (HKMC) will administer investment disputes between a Mainland Chinese investor and the Government of Hong Kong in accordance [...]

1501, 2019

Hong Kong Now Allowing Third-Party Funding for Arbitration

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: Social|

On December 7, 2018, the Hong Kong Department of Justice released its long-awaited Code of Practice for Third-Party Funding of Arbitration, which can be found HERE. The Code—which takes effect on February 1, 2019—sets [...]

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