January 29, 2021

Arbitration Update: A Summary of Recent Developments


In this update, we summarise some of the key cases and developments in the London arbitration market during the second half of 2020.

We highlight: i) the impact of Brexit on international arbitration; ii) two Supreme Court cases that have brought clarity to the law governing arbitration agreements and arbitrator impartiality; iii) two important decisions relating to ICSID proceedings and/or the enforcement of ICSID awards; iv) updates which have been made to the arbitration rules of the ICC and the LCIA to increase efficiency and transparency; and v) other notable cases relating to challenges to arbitration awards and the English Court’s pro-arbitration stance in the context of anti-suit injunction applications.

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