Recent developments in India-related international arbitration
Herbert Smith Freehills – 18 September
Herbert Smith Freehills discuss the latest developments in India-related international arbitration. Topics range from the recent Vodaphone arbitral decision to the Delhi High Court emphasising its reluctance to interfere with decisions of arbitral tribunals. Amendments have been made to the Indian Arbitration Act and a new centre for arbitration has been opened in Delhi.
Turkey: ISTAC arbitration is now an alternative for public procurement agreement disputes
Global Arbitration News – 18 September
The Turkish Public Procurement Authority recently amended its standard contract for Regulations on the Implementation of Public Procurements, stating that public administrations may use arbitration as a form of dispute resolution. This relates to any procurement agreement and became effective as of 19 January 2018.
From litigation to arbitration and beyond: the evolution of third party dispute finance
CIArb – 13 September
What is third party dispute finance and when did it become so common? Oliver Gayner discusses the evolution of third party dispute finance and its link to arbitration internationally. Hong Kong and Singapore are two examples of countries who have adopted some form of dispute finance.
Report on use of HKIAC Tribunal Secretary Service
HKIAC – 3 September
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has released a report on the use of its Tribunal Secretary Service, which ‘allows all HKIAC legal counsel to be appointed as tribunal secretary in HKIAC-administered and ad hoc arbitrations seated in or outside of Hong Kong.’ HKIAC discusses the findings.