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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. Read More

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: Read More

IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: Revised Version 2014

At its session in Tokyo on October 23, 2014, the IBA Council has approved the new version of the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration. This version updates and clarifies the original IBA Guidelines, which were approved by the IBA Council on May 22, 2004. According to the IBA, “the Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest represent the most comprehensive work to date defining the framework by which the impartiality of arbitration in the international arena can be most effectively assured.” Read More

IBA Conference on Hot Topics in European Cross- Border Commercial Disputes, Milan, September 11-12, 2014

This conference in Milan may be of interest to you. It is organized by the IBA Litigation Committee, and will cover these “hot topics”:

  • Brussels I Recast: New Rules on Jurisdiction and Enforcement – And What About Arbitration?
  • Enforcement of Choice-of Court Agreements: Solving Old Problems and Facing New Issues, From Torpedoes and Anti-Suit Injunctions to Unilateral Jurisdiction Clauses
  • Jurisdiction Topics in Cross-Border Financial Disputes: ECJ and National Recent Case Law

Here is a link to the programme and the registration details.