2nd Litigation Committee Conference on Private International Law, November 17/18 2016, Milan

Palazzo TuratiFollowing the first successful IBA Litigation Committee Conference on Private International in Milan in 2014, the Litigation Committee is presenting the second edition, again in Milan. This year’s topic is The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: New Perspectives in International Commercial Dispute Resolution (click here for the full programme). Continue reading

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IBA Arbitration Committee: Study on Public Policy as a Defence in Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

IBA LOGOThe IBA’s Subcommittee on Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in 2014/2015 conducted a comparative study that looked at ‘public policy’ as a defence to the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards under the New York Convention. The country reports that the Subcommittee had solicited from Arbitration Committee members across various jurisdictions have now been published. Continue reading

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IBA Arbitration Committe: Correction of IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration

IBA LOGOThe IBA’s Arbitration Committee has announced it has detected a clerical error in Paragraph 3.1.5 of the Orange List of the revised IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration. The Orange List, in the Guideline’s system of red, orange and green lists, is the non-exhaustive list of issues that the (potential) arbitrator ought to disclose to the parties The Guidelines have now been corrected as follows: In Paragraph 3.1.5., the expression “on a related issue”, which was part of that paragraph in the 2004 Guidelines, was mistakenly deleted during the review process. It has been re-established so that paragraph 3.1.5 now reads as follows: Continue reading

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