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Five questions for London arbitration following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Halliburton v Chubb The recent decision in Halliburton v Chubb is of great interest for its treatment of an application to remove an arbitrator under s 24 of the Arbitration Act 1996, in the common situation... Read full »

Question 1 (of 5) for London Arbitration following the Court of Appeal's decision in Halliburton v Chubb   The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Halliburton v Chubb is of great interest for its treatment of an application to remove an arbitrator under s 24 of the Arbitration Act... Read full »

Dr Kate Parlett’s article on “Parties’ Engagement with Experts in International Litigation” has been published in the Journal of International Dispute Settlement. Kate’s article offers practice insights into dealings between parties and their counsel and... Read full »

April 2018 has seen the metals markets thrown into turmoil by the US imposition of sanctions on United Company Rusal. Any party in doubt as to whether it is impacted by the sanctions regime should seek prompt legal advice. Appropriate compliance procedures, including due diligence as to ownership... Read full »

Will we soon see claims for compensation resulting from cyber-attacks in the maritime sector? 2017 saw a significant stepping up of global cyber-crime; and there appears to be a growing understanding that the shipping industry is particularly vulnerable to attack. Despite efforts to counter such... Read full »

Data security is a hot topic. Many lawyers have focused on the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May 2018. Much has been written about the GDPR and its potential consequences (and costs) for companies and individuals. The extensive duties... Read full »

On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) judgment in Slovak Republic v Achmea (Case C-284/16) shook the world of investment arbitration to the core. The CJEU held that an arbitration clause in the Slovakia-Netherlands bilateral investment treaty (BIT) – and,... Read full »

Published in Opinio Juris, 27 March 2018. The Americas’ proud heritage of settling disputes through international law entered a new chapter this week, as arguments opened in Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile), a claim by Bolivia to regain access to the... Read full »