• Asset management quarterly - Europe

    Brexit, Brexit, Brexit. You would be hard-pushed to have missed the debate, which is set to be decided one way or another on 23 June 2016. The impact of the forthcoming referendum on fundraising has been significant and protracted, with the fund IPO market struggling to woo investors who are uncertain of what the future may bring should Vote Leave prevail. Uncertainty over the result has stalled a number of  deals, although the secondary fundraising market (particularly for private funds) remains robust.

    June 09, 2016

  • Timeline to Brexit

    Timeline in the event of a Brexit

    June 01, 2016

  • Brexit scenarios

    Subject to the outcome of any negotiations, the UK might adopt a number of models, including one of the following five:

    June 01, 2016

  • Brexit - Q&A: business analysis


    June 01, 2016

  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a comprehensive, multi-lateral free trade agreement (FTA) among 12 States representing nearly a third of the world’s trade.

    May 25, 2016

  • Q&A with Richard Naimark

    We speak with Richard Naimark, Senior Vice President of ICDR Global Operations, about the ICDR’s extensive presence in Latin America, its efforts to address party and counsel misbehavior, and its unique experience with implementing and managing emergency arbitrators.

    May 25, 2016

  • Philip Morris Asia v Australia

    Philip Morris Asia’s claim against Australia concerning Australia’s plain packaging laws has come to an end. The tribunal ruled (in December 2015) that it had no jurisdiction to decide the claim, which was filed in 2011, under the 1993 HK–Australia BIT.

    May 25, 2016

  • Enforcement of mediated settlement agreements

    The current methods of enforcement for international mediated settlement agreements – by way of litigation or arbitration; enabling legislation; and consent awards – are considered inadequate. To address this matter, UNCITRAL has undertaken work on creating a new legal instrument for the expedited enforcement of such agreements.

    May 25, 2016

  • The med–arb Q&A

    For clients whose commercial contract includes a Chinese element or whose dispute resolution clause specifies China-seated arbitration – our Hong Kong arbitration lawyers share their practical experience of ‘mediation-arbitration’, a form of dispute resolution growing in popularity in the People’s Republic of China.

    May 25, 2016

  • The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

    The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements might achieve for litigation what the New York Convention managed for arbitration. It should be taken into account in any strategic planning around disputes and dispute resolution, although it has not had time to build up a hinterland of case law and academic publishing.

    May 25, 2016

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