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The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019

Some of the key highlights of the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019 (‘Amendment Act’) are set out below:

Arbitral Institution

Section 1(ca) has been introduced to define an ‘arbitral institution’ as an arbitral… 1,342 more words


'Creative' attempts to challenge an award given short shrift - BTN v BTP [2019] SGHC 212


We consider why a recent decision of the Singapore High Court – BTN and another v BTP and another SGHC 212 – should be seen as further proof of Singapore’s commitment to respecting the binding nature of international arbitral awards. 1,357 more words


Hiscox v Weyerhaeuser. The High Court is not easily impressed by pending foreign proceedings in anti-suit application (pro arbitration).

A quick note on Hiscox v Weyerhaeuser  EWHC 2671 (Comm), in which Knowles J was asked to continue an anti-suit injunction restraining Weyerhaeuser from continuing proceedings in the US courts and ordering parties to turn to arbitration. 157 more words

Conflict Of Laws /Private International Law

New Year's Resolutions Aplenty for Illinois Employers

By Aaron R. Gelb

While many employers view California as a particularly challenging state in which to do business due to the variety of “unique” workplace laws and regulations, Illinois is not very far behind after a rather busy legislative session during the first year of Governor JB Pritzker’s term.  1,525 more words

Employer Policies And Procedures

Section 11(6) of The Arbitration Act III

Dicitex was facing financial distress and economical duress. Oriental Insurance had insisted Dicitex to sign a clean discharge voucher and to withdraw the letter of protest addressed by it, failing which, … 267 more words

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A Bankruptcy Exception to the Federal Arbitration Act -- In the U.S. Constitution

By: Donald L Swanson

“The Congress shall have Power . . . To Establish . . . uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States.” 1,113 more words


Federal Court Rejects Seneca Challenge to Arbitrators’ Decision

Here are the materials in Seneca Nation of Indians v. State of New York (W.D. N.Y.):





Prior post, including petition and arbitrators’ opinions, here.

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher