Bruselas presenta en Davos el tribunal de arbitraje que quiere para futuros tratados comerciales

Unión Europea2017 | Enero 20
Se inspira en el acordado con Canadá para el CETA: una corte permanente al margen de la justicia ordinaria con posibilidad de apelación y jueces en exclusividad. Sería multilateral y ya no habría que negociar un sistema de resolución de conflictos en cada uno de los acuerdos comerciales que firme la UE en el futuro.
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Arbitrage international : renforcer l’attrait de la Suisse

Arbitraje2017 | Enero 16
Lors de sa séance du 11 janvier 2017, le Conseil fédéral a envoyé en consultation un projet de révision de la loi fédérale sur le droit international privé visant à rendre la place arbitrale suisse encore plus attrayante. Il propose de flexibiliser la règlementation et de renforcer le système actuel, qui a fait ses preuves. La consultation durera jusqu’au 31 mai 2017.
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Licensed gambling operators are required to offer dispute resolution by an independent third party or ADR provider

Juegos Azar2017 | Enero 11
Licensed gambling operators are required to offer dispute resolution by an independent third party or ADR provider.

This means that you must offer your customers dispute resolution free of charge if a dispute about the outcome of their gambling transaction has not been resolved at the first stage of your complaints procedure.
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Austrian Supreme Court Establishes New Standards as Regards the Decisive Underlying Reasoning of Arbitral Awards

Jurisprudencia2017 | Enero 2
The decisive underlying reasoning (motifs, Begründung) is, without doubt, an essential part of any arbitral award and as such bears the potential of frustrating parties and arbitrators alike. On the one hand, elaborate reasoning in arbitral awards more often than not comes at the price of long waiting periods for the issuance of the awards, and periods of meticulous drafting on the part of the arbitrator(s). On the other hand, a lack of elaborate reasoning may likewise be a headache, since it exposes the arbitral award to setting aside.
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Lawyers will be forced to suggest mediation under new Bill

Irlanda2016 | Diciembre 30
Solicitors and barristers will be obliged to advise their clients to consider using mediation to resolve disputes under a new Bill to be published in 2017.

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald will bring the Mediation Bill to Cabinet early in the new year.
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Mediation bureau may appear in Azerbaijan

Azerbaiyán2016 | Diciembre 26
A bureau of mediation services may be established in Azerbaijan in 2017 to promote stable and constructive dispute resolution on a number of issues.

The measure is envisaged in the Strategic Road Map for the manufacture of small and medium entrepreneurship-level consumer goods in Azerbaijan.
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Annulment of international arbitral award: the French Conseil d’Etat makes first foray into the fiefdom of the civil Cassation Court

Consejo de Estado, Francia2016 | Diciembre 23
On 9 November 2016 and for the first time, the French State Council (Conseil d’Etat) set aside an international arbitral award. The award related to a public contract performed in France. The award was partially set aside on the ground that the arbitral tribunal failed to apply a mandatory rule of domestic French public law.
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European Commission launches public consultation on a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution

Unión Europea2016 | Diciembre 21
The European Commission today launched a public consultation to gather stakeholders’ views on possible options for multilateral reform of the way investment disputes are resolved, including the possible establishment of a permanent Multilateral Investment Court.
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Report urges government to protect enforceability of UK court judgments in EU

BREXIT2016 | Diciembre 21
The UK government must clearly and urgently articulate how it will ensure the widespread enforceability of UK court judgments in EU member states after Brexit, a new report argues.

The impact of Brexit on the UK-based legal services sector, published by TheCityUK, stresses the importance of the English courts remaining a hub for global businesses seeking to resolve international commercial disputes.
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Los recelos sobre el arbitraje de inversiones

TTIP2016 | Diciembre 7
El tratado de libre comercio (TTIP) entre EE UU y la UE, que se impulsó para ser el más importante de la historia dado que las dos partes suman el 60% del PIB mundial, ha suscitado multitud de polémicas desde la puesta en marcha de las negociaciones en 2013. Uno de los aspectos que más controversia ha generado es el llamado Mecanismo de Defensa del Inversor Extranjero, que es un sistema de arbitraje para dirimir disputas entre el inversor y el Estado receptor de la inversión.
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Government eyes online dispute resolution for employment cases

ODR2016 | Diciembre 6
The government yesterday began laying the ground for the online resolution of certain employment disputes, in the first sector-specific example of plans to transform the justice system.

It also set out greater uses of case officers among other recommendations of Lord Justice Briggs that are being adopted.
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Los empresarios abulenses pueden solicitar la mediación de la Cámara de Ávila para beneficiarse de la “segunda oportunidad”

Cámara Comercio Ávila2016 | Diciembre 1
La Cámara Oficial de Comercio, Industria y Servicios de Ávila actuará como mediador concursal en acuerdos extrajudiciales cuando los deudores empresarios de su demarcación así lo soliciten tras la entrada en vigor de la Ley 25/2015, de 28 de julio, de mecanismo de segunda oportunidad, reducción de carga financiera y otras medidas de orden social.
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Are arbitration clauses killing development of domestic law?

CDR2016 | Noviembre 28
It has been nine months since Lord Thomas, the Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales, argued that the relationship between the courts and arbitration needed rebalancing because restrictions on appeals from arbitrations were stifling the development of English commercial law, a subject discussed at CDR’s Summer Arbitration Symposium.
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Ayuntamiento firma acuerdo de colaboración con Poder Judicial del Estado

Tijuana2016 | Noviembre 23
El Ayuntamiento de Tijuana y el Poder Judicial del Estado de Baja California (PJBC) firmaron un convenio de colaboración con el fin de brindar un servicio de calidez humana a la ciudadanía que busca de una justicia pronta y efectiva a través de la mediación y solución de conflictos.
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The Retail Ombudsman | Which airlines are members of airline dispute resolution?

Turismo2016 | Noviembre 13
Airline Dispute Resolution (a division of The Retail Ombudsman) is approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (the aviation regulator) to operate as an ADR body for aviation consumers. If you’ve had a dispute with an airline and are looking to escalate your complaint for a swift resolution we are here to help you get your dispute resolved.
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Acuerdo entre Astic y el Tribunal de Arbitraje de Transportes para la resolución de conflictos

Convenios2016 | Noviembre 11
La Asociación de Transporte Internacional por Carretera (Astic) y el Tribunal Arbitral de Transportes (ATC) han firmado en Ginebra, Suiza, un acuerdo de asociación marco relativo al apoyo y promoción a la resolución de conflictos por la vía del arbitraje especializado.
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El Consejo Arbitral resuelve conflictos entre arrendatarios e inquilinos en 40 días

Inmobiliario2016 | Noviembre 7
El Consejo Arbitral para el Alquiler de la Comunidad de Madrid resuelve los conflictos entre arrendatarios e inquilinos en aproximadamente 40 días
, frente a los 6 meses de media que suelen durar los procesos judiciales ordinarios. El Consejo Arbitral supone una garantía y una excelente alternativa a la vía judicial.
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AmCham Romania launches new local arbitration court

Bucharest International Arbitration Court (BIAC)2016 | Noviembre 3
The Bucharest International Arbitration Court (BIAC), a new independent Romania-based arbitration center was launched on November 2, under the auspices of the American Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AmCham Romania).
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Different means of redress

Consumo2016 | Octubre 30
Obtaining redress through ordinary court procedures can be costly and in many cases, higher than the compensation sought. Therefore it may not be a viable option. Consumers should be aware of the alternative remedies available to them when it comes to cross-border disputes. Such options include the Alternative Dispute Resolution and the European Small Claims Procedure.
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Justice Ministry scraps mediation in criminal cases

Penal2016 | Octubre 28
From today there will be no more mediation between offenders and victims in Dutch criminal cases – The Ministry of Security and Justice’s money for this part of the legal system is done and running trials have been stopped, Trouw reports. No money is allocated for mediation in 2017.
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The Future Of The UK As An Arbitration Hub Post-Brexit

BREXIT2016 | Octubre 26
International contracting parties do not choose London as an arbitral seat because of the UK’s ties with Europe. They choose London for a variety of reasons not least being the pro-arbitration stance of the English & Welsh judiciary (Scotland and Northern Ireland not having been tested to the same extent). The judiciary have shown again and again their support for arbitration and its value as a dispute resolution mechanism of choice. The Arbitration Act 1996, provides a solid basis for both ad-hoc arbitration and as the curial law supporting institutional arbitration in London.
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Diputada valona dice que arbitraje del CETA es incompatible con gobiernos UE

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)2016 | Octubre 23
La diputada del Parlamento de Valonia Olga Zrihen, consideró hoy que el sistema de arbitraje internacional para los conflictos estado-inversor contemplado en el acuerdo comercial UE-Canadá, que sigue vetando esa región belga, “no es compatible” con los Gobiernos “estables” de la Unión Europea.
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Proponen abordar la violencia con nuevas herramientas más allá de la mediación

Derechos Civiles Discriminación Género2016 | Osctubre 22
“En violencia hay algo que no estamos haciendo tan bien, así que hay que ir a otras herrramientas que ya están funcionando en otros países”, asegura Ana Sarabia, abogada y mediadora, CEO de Ciragal y vicepresidenta de Agadeco.
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Online dispute platform NetNeutrals EU to create 20 jobs in Dublin

Consumo

2016 | Octubre 21
NetNeutrals EU is a spin-out company from DeMars & Associates. It was founded following the implementation of the European Commission’s Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform, announced in February this year.
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Dispute resolution post-Brexit

BREXIT2016 | Octubre 18
A botched exit from the European Union (EU) has the potential to undermine both the stability of English law in international agreements and the enforceability of English judgments.

It could also give rise to just the kind of jurisdictional arbitrage – forum shopping, races to issue proceedings and torpedo litigation in breach of jurisdiction agreements – that years of harmonisation have sought to consign to history.
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