New Jersey Seeks to Become Center Of International Arbitration

Sello Estado de New Jersey2017 | Febrero 16
New Jersey has taken the first step toward becoming a global center of international arbitration by enacting the International Arbitration, Mediation, and Conciliation Act (the “Act”) on February 6, 2017. The Act provides the framework for making New Jersey an attractive destination for resolving international business and trade disputes.
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CETA: ¿Qué hay detrás de las 1.500 páginas del acuerdo económico?

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)2017 | Febrero 16
10 años de negociaciones. 7 reuniones de alto nivel entre la UE y Canadá. 1.598 páginas. 2 bloqueos resueltos con pactos maratonianos. La aprobación del Parlamento Europeo por dos tercios de la euro-cámara. Y aún queda la ratificación de los 28 parlamentos europeos. El recorrido del CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement), el tratado de libre comercio entre la Unión Europea y Canadá, ha sido largo y duro de roer. De momento, se aplicará de manera provisional a partir de abril hasta que los estados miembros den el visto bueno.
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Israeli students win int’l commercial mediation competition

Rachel Rhodes and Daniel Winer photo: PR2017 | Febrero 14
Students from Israel’s College of Law and Business (CLB) in Ramat Gan have won the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Commercial Mediation Competition, which was held in Paris last week. This is the world’s foremost competition on the subjects of business mediation and dispute resolution.
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ICC says African regions contribute to new arbitration cases record in 2016

ICC Arbitration2017 | Febrero 10
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said Africa has contributed to record figures for new cases filed for administration under ICC rules in 2016. According to preliminary statistics released in January, a total of 966 new cases administered by the court were filed last year – involving 3,099 parties from 137 countries – which the court said was a record in its 94-year history.
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Procurador de Ecuador: Hay un patrón de conducta en arbitraje internacional a nivel mundial en donde casos de empresas grandes obtienen una compensación

Ministerio Justicia Ecuador2017 | Febrero 10
El fallo final de un Tribunal Arbitral Internacional determinó que Ecuador deberá pagar US$379 millones de dólares más intereses a la compañía Burlington. Han existido cuestionamientos acerca de que el país “siempre pierde, pese a tener la razón”. Ante esto, el procurador General del Estado, Diego García, explicó que “no es exacto que siempre obtengamos un resultado contrario. Tenemos casos grandes u otros más pequeños en los que hemos tenido resultados favorables”.
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SVAMC’s 2017 “Tech List” Names the World’s Leading Technology Arbitrators and Mediators

Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (SVAMC)2017 | Febrero 7
Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (SVAMC), a leading not-for-profit that advances the use of arbitration and mediation in technology and technology-related business disputes in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world, today released its highly anticipated 2017 List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals.
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Three myths about arbitration in Romania

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2017 | Enero 30
While it is common knowledge for law professionals that parties bound by commercial contracts have, according to Romanian law, the legal option to defer their contractual disputes to arbitration as an alternative to state courts, such option remains rather unknown to the Romanian business environment. This explains why a number of misconceptions and myths about arbitration have appeared in time and – sadly – continue to deprive business entities from a method of commercial dispute resolution which can be competent, flexible, confidential, and efficient.
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Gran Acuerdo de mediación alcanzado por AOH Mediadores

AOH Mediadores2017 | Enero 27
Escuela de Europea de Negocios Internacional, alcanza a través de una proceso de Mediación con los Alumnos de sus centros Franquiciados de Chile, representados en España por el letrado del ICAM de nacionalidad chilena Gerald de Saint-pierre, que deja resueltas de forma satisfactoria para todas las partes, el conflicto surgidos entre los centros franquiciados de la marca en Chile con sus alumnos.

El procedimiento de mediación fue encargado a AOH Mediadores, quién designo a Arturo Ortiz, reconocido mediador Español, para dicha tarea, que además ya contaba con experiencia en mediaciones con gran número de afectados
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Singapore Mediation Centre handles record number of cases in 2016 – 72 per cent more than 2015

Singapore Mediation Centre | SMC2017 | Enero 27
Last year, the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) recorded the highest number of cases filed in its 20-year history.

The centre saw 499 cases in 2016, a 72 per cent increase over 2015.
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The China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre

CAJAC | China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre2017 | Enero 26
The China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre (CAJAC) was established in August 2015 to address resolution of commercial disputes between Chinese and African parties.

The Beijing Consensus, calling for a joint dispute resolution framework to be developed between China and Africa, was signed in June 2015 by a wide range of Chinese trade commissions, arbitral bodies and universities, as well as delegates from Africa. It was followed by the signing of a similar consensus in Johannesburg in August 2015, resulting in the establishment of CAJAC.
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Record number of new arbitration cases filed in 2016

Estadística2017 | Enero 24
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) had a banner year in 2016, buoyed by record numbers of arbitration cases filed in Asia, Latin America and Africa.
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Papa Francisco: Mediación vaticana en el diálogo debe tender puentes y ” no muros”

Papa Francisco2017 | Enero 22
Entre los tantos temas que abordó el Papa Francisco en una entrevista concedida al diario El País de España, habló sobre el diálogo entre la oposición y el Gobierno de Venezuela, al sostener que en la acción pastoral y en la diplomacia vaticana debe prevalecer la figura mediadora, más no la de intermediaria.
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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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Nacionalizaciones dejan seis procesos pendientes

Banco Mundial2017 | Enero 17
De 20 procesos en materia de arbitraje internacional que se iniciaron contra Bolivia por las nacionalizaciones entre 2004 y 2012, seis aún están vigentes, informó el Procurador General del Estado, Héctor Arce.
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New UAE Penal Law Allowing for the Imprisonment of Biased Arbitrators Leads to Widespread Concern and Uncertainty in International Arbitration Community

Penal2017 | Enero 17
Through a recent amendment to Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code, any arbitrators, experts, or translators who issue biased decisions or opinions in UAE arbitration proceedings may now be subject to criminal liability. The new law has led to widespread concern and uncertainty in the international arbitration community.
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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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Lack of industry experience stifling use of arbitration for tech disputes

Telecomunicaciones2017 | Enero 16
Arbitrators’ lack of industry expertise is stifling the use of international arbitration for resolving technology disputes, according to a study by Pinsent Masons and academics.

Despite being recognised as well suited for TMT disputes by 92 per cent of disputes lawyers, an analysis of the usage of dispute resolution mechanisms over the last five years found international arbitration continues to trail behind litigation as a resolution method, being used for just 35 per cent of disputes.
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CDR (Commercial Dispute Resolution) Spring Arbitration Symposium 2017

CDR2017 | Enero 17
Leading industry figures will analyse and debate the most important current and future trends in international arbitration, before an audience of expert practitioners, in-house lawyers, and professionals from associated industries from across the world.

Our Spring Arbitration Symposium event will focus on a wide range of sectoral and practice developments in arbitration; our past events have considered current trends in the construction and engineering, energy, shipping, and IP sectors.
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Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre signs MoU with Dubai International Arbitration Centre

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC)2017 | Enero 12
The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC). Key to the framework of the agreement is knowledge sharing and cooperation on resolving commercial disputes in the UAE and abroad.
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Jamaica prepared for new arbitration law

Arbitraje2017 | Enero 11
Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck said the country is prepared for the advent of the new Arbitration Bill, with the launch of the Mona International Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (MICAM) in November.

“The launch of this centre will ensure that once the Bill is passed, there will already be an established and modernised venue to host arbitration disputes,” Chuck said.
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New Commercial Arbitration Database Offers Analytics for Arbitration Attorneys

Dispute Resolution Data2017 | Enero 10
A South Carolina startup, Dispute Resolution Data, has signed agreements to collect information from some 20 arbitration institutions. To avoid the privacy issues, the institutions upload the data themselves before Dispute Resolution Data reviews the material, so that client names and details remain in the custody of the arbitral institution. The database went live for subscribers in December, with more than 66,000 data fields on thousands of closed arbitration cases, so far connected to 136 countries. More cases are being fed into the database daily.
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Delhi High Court interprets applicability of amendments to Arbitration Act

Jurisprudencia India2017 | Enero 8
The changes made in 2015 to the Arbitration Act, under which there is no automatic stay on an award being challenged, would not apply if they affect enforceability of an award in proceedings which commenced before the amendment came into effect on October 23, 2015, the Delhi High Court has said.
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Alexis Mourre: “Una ley de arbitraje sería muy importante para crear seguridad jurídica”

 

2017 | Enero 8
En la resolución de conflictos comerciales existe una forma de evitar que lleguen a instancia judicial. Se trata del arbitraje, un sistema en el que dos partes en pugna se ponen de acuerdo para dirimir sus problemas de manera pacífica y aceptan el “laudo” -el equivalente a la sentencia del juez- dictado por el “árbitro”. El proceso puede utilizarse en el caso de inconvenientes con inversiones y se puede realizar tanto en conflictos locales como internacionales.
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La Cámara de Comercio estudia poner una corte de arbitraje con Cuba

La Habana2017 | Enero 8
La Cámara de Comercio de Valencia estudia poner en marcha una corte de arbitraje y mediación con Cuba para solucionar, al margen de los tribunales, los problemas que puedan tener las empresas de la Comunitat en sus relaciones comerciales con la isla.
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Abuse of Process in International Arbitration

Emmanuel Gaillard2017 | Enero 6
Abuse of process has become increasingly frequent in the fields of international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration over the past decades. A true instance of abuse of process denotes conduct that is prima facie legal and that cannot be redressed through the application of established rules of procedure or due process. Drawing on arbitral case law and the author’s experience as arbitrator and counsel, this article identifies categories of abuse of process that arise in contemporary arbitral practice and proposes legal tools that can effectively tackle this growing phenomenon.
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