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China's Carbon Goals

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China's Carbon Goals

China is poised to rollout a new national emissions trading scheme market demonstrating that China is committed to mitigating climate change.

03 June 2021

First Japan Investment Treaty Claim Renewable Energy Disputes In Asia

This article is written by Edwina Kwan, Amanda Lees, Patric McGonigal and Nick HortonThe global energy transition to counteract the impacts of climate change has seen an enormous...

05 May 2021

LIBOR cessation: demystifying the switch to risk-free rates

It’s official. On 5 March 2021 the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that all LIBOR settings will either cease to be published by any administrator...

09 March 2021

Updates for State of Emergency in Myanmar

Following the declaration of the state of emergency, the situation in Myanmar remains fluid.

01 March 2021

Keepwell and carry on: enforcement of Keepwell deeds put to the test in China

Keepwell deeds, also known as letters of comfort, are a credit protection tool commonly used by Chinese companies issuing debt offshore.

23 February 2021

Briefing note for state of emergency in Myanmar

On February 1, Myanmar’s military-owned Myawaddy TV announced that a state of emergency would be imposed in accordance with Articles 417 and 418 of the 2008 Constitution of...

05 February 2021

Singapore Expands Arbitration Options to Include Law of the Sea Disputes

This article was written by Patric McGonigal and Ramon Garcia-Gallardo.At a virtual ceremony on 11 June 2020, Singapore's Minister for Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam SC and...

22 June 2020

Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak On Chinese Commodity Sale Contracts

As one of the largest consumers of commodity products globally, the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on international commodity contracts with Chinese buyers raises challenging and important...

10 February 2020

The Rise Of The Courts

Arbitration arose as a private out-of-court means to resolve disputes. Autonomy, confidentiality, flexibility, neutrality, and finality attracted users. However, some of these very features have generated scrutiny recent...

19 November 2018
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10 predictions about international arbitration in 2028 in a post-Brexit UK (and a review of relevant English Court decisions of the last quarter)

Our experts give their top 10 predictions about international arbitration in 2028

19 November 2018
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10 things to bear in mind regarding arbitral confidentiality

One reason for electing for arbitration as a dispute mechanism is confidentiality of proceedings. But what does that mean?

19 November 2018
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10 Arbitration Centres you may not have never heard of, but should consider

Meet the 10 Arbitration Centres from around the world that you may not have never heard of

19 November 2018
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