‘Light-touch’ changes have been made to the new The LCIA Rules 2020 in force from 1 October 2020

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The LCIA has published a new set of LCIA Arbitration Rules, which are due to take effect on 1 October 2020. In this article we provide a brief overview of some of the key changes to the current framework and explain what this means for parties who will be ...

01 October 2020

Allegation of fraud cannot be used to defraud an arbitration agreement – Indian Supreme Court's ruling on arbitrability

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The Indian Supreme Court, in Avitel Post Studioz Limited & Ords v HSBC PI Holdings (Mauritius) Limited ("Avitel"),1 has clarified that only "serious allegations of fraud" would take a dispute outside the ambit of an arbitration clause. Same set of facts ...

24 August 2020

UK Dispute Resolution Update - July 2020

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Our UK disputes team is delighted to send you the latest edition of our Dispute Resolution Update featuring a selection of our articles on topical issues and recent legal developments. As you may expect, the pandemic continues to dominate the legal ...

10 July 2020

COVID-19: Consequences for dispute resolution in Sweden

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Will Langran and Hanna Jansson consider how the Swedish courts are reacting to the current COVID-19 pandemic and how arbitration is being affected, including the reaction of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)

23 April 2020

Singapore strengthens its position and capabilities as a leading hub for international dispute resolution

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The Singapore Dispute Resolution team examines the Singapore Convention on Mediation Act 2020 and its impact on international arbitration.

13 April 2020