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SIAC – Introduction of Practice Note on the Appointment of Administrative Secretaries

Background There is a growing trend for arbitral tribunals to enlist the services of administrative secretaries to provide support, particularly in large and complex arbitrations, sometime involving several parties. When used effectively, administrative secretaries enhance the efficiency of the proceedings … Continue reading

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Swedish Court of Appeal upholds pathological hybrid arbitration clause

We previously addressed the problematic issue of pathological arbitrations clauses and discussed the cases of HKL Group Co Ltd v Rizq International Holdings Pte Ltd, [2013] SGHCR 5 (see Case Update: Singapore High Court gives effect to pathological arbitration clause) as well as HKL Group Co Ltd v Rizq … Continue reading

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Olswang’s Head of International Arbitration to become member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration

We would like to offer our congratulations to London partner and Head of International Arbitration at Olswang Andrew Aglionby who has been invited to join, as a member, the ICC Commission on Arbitration (the “Commission“).

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SIAC Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception 2013: Annual Report 2012 and Future Developments

At its Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception last night on 19 February 2013, the SIAC released its Annual Report for 2012 and made a number of announcements, both of which signal and cement its reputation as one of the premier international … Continue reading

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Jivraj v Hashwani: An Update

Our colleague, Ned Beale, based in our London office recently published an article in The Guardian about the aftermath of the case of Jivraj v Hashwani [2011] UKSC 40. The UK Supreme Court had overturned the decision of the English … Continue reading

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Investment Arbitrations

In May 2012, we published a post on “India under the Bilateral Investment Treaty Spotlight” noting, amongst other things, that all eyes were on India as various telecommunications companies from around the world had either threatened to or already filed notices of investment … Continue reading

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