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1804, 2020

Arbitral Institutions Join Together to Assist Proceedings Affected by COVID-19

By | April 18th, 2020|Categories: Social|

How will my arbitration be affected by COVID-19? In a recent joint statement, arbitral institutions serving all around the world have come together to help answer questions about arbitral proceedings affected by COVID-19. With the [...]

1504, 2020

California Supreme Court Rules Hague Service Convention May Be Waived, Upholding Party Autonomy in International Arbitration

By | April 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

On 2 April 2020, the California Supreme Court held that parties can waive the Hague Service Convention in their arbitration provisions when they agree on a specified manner of service. The decision in Rockefeller Technology Investments (Asia) VII [...]

1103, 2020

Hague Court of Appeals Reinstates Yukos Oil Award for $50B against Russia

By | March 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Earlier in February, the Hague Court of Appeals reinstituted an arbitral order against Russia to pay $50 billion to the shareholders of the former Yukos Oil Company for expropriation. This decision overturned a Hague District [...]

2302, 2020

New Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration Unveiled in The Hague

By | February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The New Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague hosted a symposium at the Peace Palace to debut the new Hague Rules on Business and [...]

311, 2019

Second Circuit Expands Jurisdictional and Extraterritorial Reach of US Discovery Statute

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

28 USCS § 1782 has once more been the focus of a recent case for discovery in proceedings located outside of the US (a comprehensive look at current issues of Section 1782 can be [...]

2909, 2019

US Appellate Court Approves US Discovery In Aid of International Arbitrations Seated Outside US

By | September 29th, 2019|Categories: Social|

28 USCS § 1782 is a US federal statute which permits parties to seek discovery of documents and other items in US federal courts, for use in proceedings based outside of the US. A recent [...]

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