International dispute resolution

Panama: Arbitration

Modelled on the UML & ICC Arbitration Rules, Panama's arbitration legislation also has similarities with legislation of other countries (e.g. France, Mexico & Spain).  Those seeking to initiate arbitration in the Republic

TM Dispute Resolution When a Company is Outside the EU

Trademark protection is an eternal topic, as well as international TM litigation. All right, all right, when a TM dispute is resolved within the framework of common law. Then all teams play according to the...

Brazil: Dispute Resolution

Resolving a dispute in Brazil starts with lower courts. Parties unsatisfied with a court decision can appeal it with the High Court (STJ) or Federal Supreme Court (STF). The role of a judge is to...

Singapore: IP Disputes

Courts in the Republic of Singapore are authorized to render judgements on copyright infringement & fraud. Initiating litigation in the Republic of Singapore, whether with a regular or Supreme Court, is pivotal on statutory provisions...

How To Choose A Dispute Resolution Method

Special attention should be paid to dispute resolution methods when concluding business agreements. In this blog post, we offer an overview of the most common methods — negotiation, arbitration and mediation as peaceful methods of...

India: Virtual Arbitration

Given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, those considering resolving international disputes through arbitration in India should seek alternative ways of resolving their disagreements. There’s not so many of them, which is why the choice currently boils...

Which Сountry is Best to Settle an International Dispute

Nowadays, more and more conflicting parties choose countries outside their place of residence to resolve the dispute. It has never been easier for the parties to resolve the dispute using alternative methods or in an...

Mediation as a Way of Resolving International Commercial Disputes

Mediation is undoubtedly the number one alternative method for resolving commercial disputes both domestically and internationally. Development of mediation in various jurisdictions is often driven by reforms of the civil justice system which are meant...

Mediation or Litigation: It’s Up To You

Mediation in the UK has a long and deeply rooted tradition. For centuries, it has been used for a peaceful and calm settlement of disagreements between married couples. This negotiation tool proved to be so...

Assessing Damage Relating to the Breaching of a Contract

Introduction Imagine producing expensive, high-quality goods & having a network of loyal customers. In an attempt to increase your output, you conclude a contract whereby a modern production line will be installed at your production...

Arbitration & Act-of-State Doctrine

First formulated by a US court, the Anglo-American act-of-state doctrine states that the court as a body of power cannot render decisions regarding legislative/executive acts of a foreign state committed in its territory. At the...

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Litigation may not always meet clients’ demands on resolving disputes, for such cases other methods are used for peaceful settlement.   In a world of ever-changing and competitive business conditions more often arises a necessity...

National arbitration laws

Mandatory laws The Arbitration Ordinance contains only few provisions that cannot be excluded by the parties and is based on the following principles: «(a) subject to the observance of the safeguards that are necessary in...

Rinehart vs Children: High Court's Interpretation of Arbitral Clauses

On 8 May 2019, the High Court passed its judgment on the conflict between mining magnate Mrs. Gina Rinehart and her children. It served as a guideline to take the right approach in