The Achmea saga of 6 march 2018 continues to raise multiple questions regarding its scope of application. While some authors argue that the European judge’s willingness was “to go further than the case that was submitted to him” (free translation: Sophie Lemaire, « Incompatibilité de l’offre d’arbitrage insérée dans le TBI Pays Bas-République fédérale tchèque et […]

In August 2017, the “Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre” (“HKIAC”) drafted new rules which modified in depth its version of 2013 and took into account the latest developments of international arbitration. After several public consultations with arbitration practitioners in Hong Kong and worldwide confirmed the relevance of a revision, the HKIAC announced the introduction of […]

Caroline Duclercq and Talel Aronowicz have published an article entitled “When French judges confirm the expansion of their control over arbitral awards” in the Young Arbitration Review, Ed. 31, pp. 72-78. The article is available here.

As we had announced, Caroline Duclercq has hosted, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a rountable “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” on 9 October 2018, on the topic “Paris, “friendly place of arbitration” : Parole, parole, parole?” The report is now available here. For more information, or to participate in a next session, visit the blog “Wake […]

Caroline Duclercq will host on 9 October 2018, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a new “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” roundtable on the topic “Paris, “friendly place of arbitration” : parole, parole, parole ?”, with Janice Feigher, lawyer,  and Maximin de Fontmichel, Vice-Dean of the Law and Political Science Faculty of Versailles, University Paris Saclay, […]

As we had announced, Caroline Duclercq has hosted, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a rountable “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” on 10 April 2018, on the topic “London’s burning, Paris s’éveille?” The report is now available here. For more information, or to participate in a next session, visit the blog “Wake up (with) Arbitration“, their LinkedIn group, or […]

On 27 March 2018, the Paris Court of Appeal ruled once again on the extent of the arbitrator’s obligation to disclose and notorious fact, underlining that a party ‘was not required to continue its research after the arbitration operations had begun and it was incumbent on the arbitrator to inform the parties of any circumstance […]