Caroline Duclercq will participate in a panel on the topic “Overcoming procedural conflicts in international arbitration” during the conference “Navigating through Common Law and Civil Law waters in International Arbitration: Young Perspectives from Europe and the Americas” organized by CIArb YMG in Paris on 6 December 2017. The programme and registration modalities are here. Advertisements

Caroline Duclercq will intervene, on 1 December 2017, on the topic “The pros of choosing French law arbitration” in the context of the international symposium “Arbitration, a development channel for economic operators in the African – Indian Ocean zone” that will take place in Réunion Island, on 30 November and 1 December 2017, organized by […]

On 28 February 2017, the Paris Court of Appeal rendered a judgment which, for the first time, to our knowledge, confirmed the application by an Arbitral Tribunal of the principle of “adverse inference” or “unfavorable presumption” drawn from the failure to produce evidence by one of the parties.  While the position of the Court of […]

Following the trend adopted with the Inserm case in 2010, the French Tribunal des conflits confirms the end of the Galakis case law On 24 April 2017, the French Tribunal des conflits consolidated the evolution that had started with the Inserm decision in 2010, stating that the administrative judge has jurisdiction to rule on a […]

Caroline Duclercq will intervene on 14 November for the in-depth training “Le cas pratique de l’AFA” that will be held on 13 and 14 November 2017. This training is composed of 2 days during which a mock international arbitration is organised to discover all the essential tools during a procedure, focusing on an assets and liabilities […]

Caroline Duclercq will host on 14 December 2017, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a new “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” roundtable on the topic “The accelerated arbitration procedure: “The Fast and the Furious”?”, with Melanie Van Leeuwen and Juan Pablo Agentato. On this occasion, two speakers will debate the issue, answering either by the […]

Decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal of 18 July 2017, case No. 11592-2016 In its decision of 18 July 2017, the English Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, the equivalent in France of the conseil de discipline des avocats, ordered a prestigious law firm and one of its partners to pay a substantial fine for not having identified […]