ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin 2020 - Issue 1

No. E20BUL1

ISBN : 978-92-842-0573-8

The ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin includes sections on Doctrine, Case Decisions (Awards, Procedural Orders), Global Developments, ICC Activities, Book Reviews and ICC Dispute Resolution Practice and Procedure. The editorial board for the Bulletin is comprised of 20 arbitration and dispute resolution specialists from all parts of the world. The eBulletin is published three times a year.  

Issue 1 - 2020 of the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Message from the President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration 

Global Developments: News from China, Egypt, India, Romania and United Arab Emirates 

Selected articles from the ICC Institute of World Business Law: "How to Foster Amicable Settlement of International Construction Contracts Disputes?"; "International Mediation and Private International Law" 

ICC Commission Reports: ‘The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration’ (The full Report with Appendices will be made available online following an official ICC Global Launch.)

ICC Practice and Procedure: ICC Acting as Amicus Curiae; ICC Guidance note on the Arrangement between Mainland China and Hong Kong Concerning Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitration 

ICC Activities: 3rd ICC India Arbitration Day; 14th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration; ICC Institute Trainings on Drafting Enforceable Awards and Production of Documents 

Book Reviews: "60 Years of the New York Convention: Key Issues and Future Challenges"; "Arbitration Costs: Myths and Realities in Investment Treaty Arbitration"; "Interest in International Arbitration"; "UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts" 

Code ISBN : 978-92-842-0573-8
Number of pages : 142
Publishing date : 2020
Language : English
Format in cm : 21*29.7

Alexis Mourre
Message from the President.... 5

Samaa Haridi and Julien Fouret
Welcome from the Editors-in-Chief... 7

Alexis Mourre
In Memoriam Johnny Veeder, QC... 8

Alexis Mourre
In Memoriam Narciso Cobo... 9

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTS

Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab
Egypt: Supreme Court Strikes a Chord: Establishing Support to Credible Institutional Arbitration... 12

Arthur Ma, Dimitri Phillips and Amy Li
China: China’s Take on Arbitrability of Anti-Trust Matters.. 17

Asha Rajan
India: The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019... 20

Dr. Ioana Knoll-Tudor 
Romania: National Courts Take a Conservative Position towards Emergency Arbitrator Orders... 24

Sally Kotb
United Arab Emirates: Courts Offer Clarity on the Procedures for Enforcing Domestic and Foreign Awards ... 27

FROM THE ICC INSTITUTE

Eric Franco Regjo
How to Foster Amicable Settlement of International Construction Contracts Disputes? ... 30

Dr Haris Meidanis
International Mediation and Private International Law... 41

ICC COMMISSION REPORTS

Introduction ... 54

The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration: Current Issues and Possible Solutions... 55

ICC PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

ICC Acting as Amicus Curiae in:

Waleed Al-Qarqani, et al v. Chevron Corporation and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. ... 83

Uber Technologies Inc., et al. v. David Heller... 89

Halliburton Company v. Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd... 95

ICC Note on Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in 
Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Aid of ICC Arbitrations Seated in Hong Kong and Administered by the Secretariat Asia Office ... 104

Helen H. Shi
ICC Guidance Note on the Arrangement
Mainland Chinese Courts Can Order Interim Measures in Support of ICC Arbitrations Seated in Hong Kong... 108

ICC ACTIVITIES

Mridul Godha and Gunjan Mathur
ICC International Court of Arbitration 3rd ICC India Arbitration Day... 111

Agustina Alfaro and Matilde Flores
ICC Institute of World Business Law
ICC Institute Training on the Production of Documents...118

Ellen-Louise Moens and Claudine Helou
ICC Regional Conferences
14th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration... 123

Soraya Corm-Bakhos and Farah Haidar
ICC Institute of World Business Law
ICC Institute Training on Drafting Enforceable Awards... 129

book reviews

Agnieszka Ason
An Insightful Celebration of the New York Convention...133

Alexandre de Gramont
The Costs of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the Age of Social Media,
Fake News, and the Emergence of a New Nationalism... 135

Simon Greenberg
The Interesting, Albeit Overlooked, Issue of Interest in International Arbitration... 135

Andrew Tetley
UNIDROIT Principles 2016: An Article-by-Article Commentary... 141

Message from the President

Welcome from the editors in chief

In Memoriam Johnny Veeder

In Memoriam Narciso Cobo

Global Developments

  • Africa/Middle East | Egypt: Supreme Court Strikes a Chord: Establishing Support to Credible Institutional Arbitration
  • Asia/Pacific | China: China’s Take on Arbitrability of Anti-Trust Matters
  • Asia/Pacific | India: The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019
  • Europe | Romania: National Courts Take a Conservative Position towards Emergency Arbitrator Orders
  • Middle East | UAE: Courts Offer Clarity on the Procedures for Enforcing Domestic and Foreign Awards

From the ICC Institute

  • How to Foster Amicable Settlement of International Construction Contracts Disputes?
  • International Mediation and Private International law

ICC Commission Reports

  • The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration

ICC Practice and Procedure

  • ICC Acting as Amicus as Curiae in:
  • Waleed Al-Qarqani, et al v. Chevron Corporation and Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
  • Uber Technologies Inc., et al. v. David Heller
  • Halliburton Company v. Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd
  • ICC Note on Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Aid of ICC Arbitrations Seated in Hong Kong and Administered by the Secretariat Asia Office
  • ICC Guidance Note on the Arrangement
  • Mainland Chinese Courts Can Order Interim Measures in Support of ICC Arbitrations Seated in Hong Kong

 ICC Activities

  • 3rd ICC Indian Arbitration Day
  • ICC Institute Training on the Production of Documents
  • 14th ICC New York Conference
  • ICC Institute Training on  Drafting Enforcable Awards

Book Reviews

  • 60 Years of the New York Convention: Key Issues and Future Challenges
  • The Costs of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the Age of Social Media, Fake News, and the Emergence of a New Nationalism
  • The Interesting, Albeit Overlooked, Issue of Interest in International Arbitration
  • UNIDROIT Principles 2016: An Article-by-Article Commentary

Co-editors-in-chief

Julien Fouret

Samaa Haridi

 

Editorial board members

Othmane Saadani

Cecilia Azar

Chiann Bao

Utku Cosar

Valeria Galindez

Rémy Gerbay

Daniel Kalderimis

Tejas Karia

Swee Yen Koh

Yasmine Lahlou

Reza Mohtashami

Sara Nadeau-Séguin

Ziad Obeid

Ucheora Onwuamaegbu

Dámaso Riaño

Sabina Sacco

Galina Zukova

Alberto Zuleta