Posts by Vanessa Alarcon Duvanel

  • The reign in Spain: Courts clarify scope of arbitration

    Arbitrary, illogical, absurd and irrational are powerful words, especially so when handed down by the Spanish Constitutional Court in a recent landmark ruling assessing the standard for the review of arbitral awards on public policy grounds.

  • Updated PILA: Switzerland revamps arbitration law

    The Swiss arbitration law ushered in a new era on 1 January 2021, when the country’s amended Chapter 12 of the Swiss Private International Law Act (PILA), which governs international arbitrations seated in Switzerland, came into effect.