In this article, we examine the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) – the world’s premier forum for resolving sporting disputes.
Examining Russian sanctions in the transport sector and the impact on international arbitration16 November 2022
Join Watson Farley & Williams for our session ‘Examining Russian sanctions in the transport sector and the impact on international arbitration’ on 16 November 2022, as part of Dubai Arbitration Week 2022.
The latest International Journal of Arab Arbitration features an article by Counsel Soraya Corm-Bakhos outlining the key changes brought by Decree No.34 of 2021 and the DIAC 2022 Rules of Arbitration.
Commercial Disputes Weekly covers a key decision of the Commercial Court that clarifies the position of the Hague-Visby Rules time bar and misdelivery claims, as well judgments on the interpretation of pre-emption rights, rejection of a claim that a tribunal was biased and when it is in the public interest to proceed with a hearing in the absence of the defendant.
With over 22 years’ experience, including six years as a state attorney and 16 years in private practice, Victor is recognised as a leading lawyer for dispute resolution, corporate crime and restructuring and insolvency.
Kimarie’s clients include oil majors, NOCs, SOEs, international mining companies, international trading companies and shipping companies.
When looking at the enforceability of certain contractual provisions, the cases in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly consider a raft of other engaging topics, including state immunity from injunctions and when it is not legitimate to restrain trade.
Franck joins WFW from independent French law firm Boken and previously worked at Norton Rose Fullbright Paris for seven years in their litigation and insurance group.
In Commercial Disputes Weekly we look at the first decision on what is a “construction contract” since adjudication was introduced in 1998, in which Watson Farley & Williams acted for the successful appellant before the Court of Appeal.
The spate of adjudication decisions continues with two more cases dealing with enforcement and the binding nature of such decisions. We also discuss a Court of Appeal decision on the applicable law and jurisdiction in a tower of insurance policies and a question of procedural law in arbitration.