Caroline Duclercq will host on 21 March 2017, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a new “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” roundtable on the topic “Is acting as arbitrator today playing risk lovers like in “Hart to Hart”?”. On this occasion, Laurence Kiffer and Marc Henry will debate the issue, answering either by the affirmative […]

On 1st February 2017, the first civil chamber of the French Supreme Court rendered a decision – published in the Bulletin –on a question of obvious practical importance, yet rarely addressed in judicial decisions: are parties jointly liable for the payment of arbitrator fees? Most arbitration rules provide that when one of the parties does […]

On 1 March 2017, the new rules of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (the « ICC Rules ») will enter into force with a major innovation, the automatic application of an expedited arbitration procedure for all disputes under USD 2 million. This revision of the 2012 ICC Rules is part of a series of measures taken […]

Caroline Duclercq has hosted, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a rountable “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” on 7 December 2016, on the topic “Applicable law: the unapplied law?”. The report is now available here. The next round-table will be held on 21 March 2017, on the topic “Is acting as arbitrator today playing risk lovers like […]

On Friday, 18 November 2016, the French President enacted Law n° 2016-1547 of 18 November 2016 on modernization of 21st century justice, known as J21. Among the different innovations, we would mainly draw attention, regarding Arbitration law, to the revision of Article 2061 of the Civil Code. As a reminder, the current Article 2061 states […]

Caroline Duclercq will host on 7 December 2016, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a new “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” roundtable on the topic “Applicable law: the unapplied law?”. On this occasion, with Coralie Darigade and Peter Rosher will debat the issue, answering either by the affirmative or the negative. Their presentations of 10 minutes each will be […]

Caroline Duclercq  will intervene on 18 January 2017 in the after-work training organized by the Association For Arbitration, “Cross-examination of witnesses”.  This training will be held at the Maison du Barreau in Paris. The programme and the registration form are available here.