- July 8, 2020
It’s the principal of the thing! Filatona Trading Ltd v Navigator Equities Ltd
In the recent decision of Filatona Trading Ltd and another v Navigator Equities Ltd and others, the Court of Appeal acknowledged the possibility that a disclosed but unnamed principal could be excluded from relying on an arbitration agreement in a contract concluded by its agent.
- October 24, 2019
ISDS: the worst, except for all the others
As discussions around Brexit, US-China and transatlantic trade continue, the question of the best mechanism for settling investor state disputes remains.
- August 9, 2018
London calling or cooling? Post-Brexit dispute resolution and arbitration research round-up
Thomson Reuters Legal Business published a report in July entitled, The impact of Brexit on dispute resolution clauses, setting out the results of its survey which asked 94 respondents about their current and future plans for jurisdiction and choice of law clauses. Notably for London arbitration practitioners, the study found that 10% of respondents were … Continue reading London calling or cooling? Post-Brexit dispute resolution and arbitration research round-up →
- October 9, 2017
Consumer class arbitration in the UK: where we are and what next?
We are all consumers and, on occasion, we face disputes with traders who provide us with goods or services. Most consumer disputes, if not resolved amicably, will end up in court. However, the last two decades saw the growth of consumer arbitration in the US, with an increasing number of consumer contracts originating in the … Continue reading Consumer class arbitration in the UK: where we are and what next? →