Arbitration

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LMAA—costsThe London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2021 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2021 where the...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 19th May
Practice notes
The seat of the arbitrationThis Practice Note considers the key concept of the seat of an arbitration, with a particular focus on the law of England...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 19th May
Practice notes
A quick guide to the arbitration processThis Practice Note provides a quick guide to the arbitration process while recognising that there is no set...
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19th May
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UNCITRAL Rules—procedureThis Practice Note considers the procedure of an arbitration conducted pursuant to the United Nations Commission on...
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Produced in partnership with WilmerHale 19th May
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Arbitral awards—types and requirementsNote: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 19th May
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The Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)—an introduction to the institution and its arbitration rulesSTOP PRESS: This...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Chung and Mitchell Dearness of Herbert Smith Freehills 19th May
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Umbrella clauses in arbitration'>investment treaty arbitrationWhat is an umbrella clause?An umbrella clause (known also as an umbrella agreement or an...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 19th May
Precedents
Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 19th May
Practice notes
SCC—the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of CommerceCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 19th May
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Ad hoc arbitration—an introduction to the key features of ad hoc arbitrationAn ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 19th May
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International arbitration clauses—example institutional clauseArbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 19th May
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arbitration'>Investment treaty arbitration—an introductionThis Practice Note provides an introduction to investment treaty arbitration.Broadly, an...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 19th May
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SCC Rules (2017)—arbitration procedureCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 19th May
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Revised ICC Arbitration Rules for 1 January 2012 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International...
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19th May
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SCC Rules (2017)—introduction and structureCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 19th May
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Court of Arbitration for Sport—introduction and CAS Rules 2020CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Meagher of Winston & Strawn 19th May

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arbitration'>Investment treaty arbitration under the Energy Charter TreatyThis Practice Note addresses investment treaty arbitration under the Energy...
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Q&As
Where a party has been ordered to pay 50% costs before an award will be granted, how will the allocation of costs be dealt with by the...
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Precedents
Letter to opponent initiating appointment of sole arbitrator—proposing three candidates[Date][Respondent's Counsel][Address]Dear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance 9th Jul
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Letter to arbitrator confirming party appointment[Insert the arbitrator’s name, address and any reference he/she has requested be used][By email and...
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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance 9th Jul

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