Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Federal Court Deference to Arbitrator Decision in Investment Treaty Dispute (March 5, 2014)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held in BG Group v.

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules that Arbitral Tribunal Can Refer Questions for Preliminary Ruling (February 13, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On February 13, 2014, the Eighth Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) issued an

The Cost of Corruption on Global Business

February 6, 2014 - The cost of corruption is a heavy toll that is levied on the global economy, private companies and people around the world. On a macro level, recent data suggests that the cost of corruption equals more than 5% of global GDP ($2.6 trillion), and corruption increases the cost of doing business up to 10% globally, according to the World Economic Forum and the World Bank, respectively.

Caribbean Court of Justice Rules on Constitutionality of Amendments to Belize’s Supreme Court of Judicature Act (January 24, 2014)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On January 24, 2014, the Caribbean Court of Justice ruled in The Attorney Gene

The United Nations Compensation Commission Pays $1.03 Billion to Kuwait for Iraqi Invasion (January 23, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On January 23, 2014, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) issued $1.03 billion USD in damage claims to the Government of Kuwait arising out of the 1990 Iraqi invasion.

Hague Court of Arbitration Rules in Indus Waters Kishenganga Arbitration (Pakistan v. India) (December 20, 2013)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On December 20, 2013, the Court of Arbitration constituted in the matter of Indus Waters Kishenganga Arbitration (Pakistan v.

PCA Arbitral Tribunal Concludes Hearing on the Merits in Bay of Bengal Maritime Arbitration (December 18, 2013)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On December 18, 2013, the Arbitral Tribunal constituted in the matter of the Bay of Bengal Maritime Boundary Arbitratio