This month, in addition to the usual International Arbitration updates from around the globe, we highlight an issue which arises regularly and continues to vex courts around the world – the extent to which third parties/non-signatories may rely on or be bound by an arbitration agreement.
A US court finds that a final judgment setting aside an award at the seat is generally conclusive, that the public policy exception is narrow and infrequently met, thereby refusing to enforce an award set aside in Nigeria.
This month, a series of cases from Malaysia dealing with injunctions, including to restrain the calling of performance bonds and the grant of an anti-arbitration injunction, as well as a review of the Rakna decision from Singapore, concerning the effects to enforcement of non-participation in the arbitration proceedings.Continue Reading
Baker McKenzie review the Hong Kong High Court’s decision in Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Co …Continue Reading
Baker McKenzie review the decision in Gretton Ltd. v. Republic of Uzbekistan, No. 18-cv-01755 (D.D.C. …Continue Reading
Baker McKenzie review the decision of the Southern District of New York in Smarter Tools …Continue Reading
Herbert Smith Freehills review the decision of the English High Court in XL ICSE v …Continue Reading
Herbert Smith Freehills reviews the decision of the United States District Court for the District …Continue Reading