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CIArb Cyprus Branch - Arbitration Rules and Scheme

The CIArb Cyprus Branch has drafted its own set of arbitration rules as well as a fixed fee scheme for disputes up to €50,000.
7 June 2017 | Branch News

Roebuck Lecture - Improving arbitration: responsibilities and rights

“Arbitration law is nothing more than procedural machinery, with an elegant overlay of juristic values and procedural aspiration,” stated Professor Neil Andrews to a packed audience at CIArb's Annual Roebuck Lecture
2 June 2017 | News

CIArb response to European Commission plans for MIC

CIArb has submitted a response to the EU Commission’s Consultation Paper on a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution. Our response identified potential issues arising in the areas of sustainability, accountability and enforceability.
1 June 2017 | News

ICSID Tribunal: State-imposed tobacco control measures do not violate investment treaty obligations

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal recently released its decision in Philip Morris v. Uruguay, holding that tobacco control regulations implemented by a state to protect public health do not violate the state’s investment treaty obligations.
27 July 2016 | Features

Arbitration developments in South Korea

We sat down with Jun Sang Lee, Partner and Co- Head of International Arbitration and Litigation at Yoon & Yang LLC, to discuss the latest amendments to the Arbitration Act, set to bolster the use of arbitration and to ensure increased efficiency of the arbitration process.
21 June 2016 | Features

The German Federal Tribunal’s decision in Pechstein v ISU

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was created in 1984 to provide dispute resolution services to the sports world. Murray Rosen QC looks at a recent decision featuring a speed skater's challenge of a CAS decision.
21 June 2016 | Features