Bloomsbury Arbitration Law Briefing Teaser

Case Summaries Invalidity on Grounds of Public Policy [Hong Kong] Z v Y [2018] HKCFI 2342 The Honk Kong CFI refused to recognise an arbitral award rendered by the China Guangzhou Arbitration Commission on the grounds that, inter alia, recognition of the award would be contrary to the public policy of Hong Kong. Injunctive Relief. Read more

Arbitration (22 October – 19 November)

Arbitration News Tech companies like Google are giving workers the right to take sexual harassment claims to court — but employees are calling for more Recode – 19 November Following a walk out at Google, a number of major tech companies have announced an end to forced arbitration for sexual harassment cases, including Google, eBay. Read more

Arbitration (24 September – 22 October)

Arbitration News Chile to seek international arbitration over Albemarle contract Reuters – 17 October Chile will be seeking international arbitration over an alleged breach of contract with US-based company, Albemarle. Lithium miner Albemarle Corp failed to offer a serious deal to companies in Chile seeking to produce battery metals, thus breaking the clause in its. Read more

Bloomsbury Arbitration Law Briefing Teaser

Nori Holdings Ltd v PJSC BOFC [2018] EWHC 1343 (Comm)  [England and Wales]  What (if any) implications does the Recast Brussels Regulation (Council Regulation 1215/2012) hold for the CJEU decision in West Tankers Inc v Allianz SpA (Case C-185/07) [2009] AC 1138? This was the question that Males J had to consider upon an application. Read more

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