- June 8, 2017
Pre-contractual negotiations: strategic use in international arbitration
The role of pre-contractual negotiations in contractual disputes is a much debated topic. Every English lawyer knows that, as a general rule, these materials, usually comprising of previous drafts and discussions, are not relevant to matters of interpretation (see for example Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd). There are limited exceptions to this rule, such … Continue reading Pre-contractual negotiations: strategic use in international arbitration →
- August 2, 2016
What to do when your offshore investment or joint venture goes bad?
In the past 20 years, offshore firms and investors have piled into emerging markets. In many cases, these offshore investors enter into a partnership or joint venture with a local entity for regulatory or commercial reasons, and the relevant partnership or investment agreements often contain arbitration clauses, particularly in Asia Pacific, because of concerns with the … Continue reading What to do when your offshore investment or joint venture goes bad? →