Monthly Archives: October 2021

Author: Gabriel Teixeira Alves* Jurisdiction: Brazil International Topics: Arbitrators and Arbitral Tribunals Conflict of Interest ICC Annulment of Awards The recent resignation of one of the arbitrators nominated to adjudicate the multibillion-dollar conflict between J&F Investimentos S.A.[1] (“J&F”) and CA Investment (Brazil) S.A. (“CA Investment”),[2] after J&F sought annulment of […]

Arbitrator Resignation in Brazil Sparked Discussions Over the Scope and ...

Author: Himanshu Shembekar* Jurisdiction: India Topics: Injunctions Enforcement of Awards INTRODUCTION In February 2021, the Lok Sabha passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (herein referred as “the bill”).[1] Previously, an ordinance titled Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (herein referred as “the ordinance”)[2] was promulgated on November 4, […]

Unconditional Stay of Arbitral Awards in India: A Regressive Step

Author: ARIA The Second Circuit’s recent decision in Beijing Shougang Mining Investment Co., Ltd. v. Mongolia has fundamentally undermined the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in First Options of Chicago, Inc. v. Kaplan, guaranteeing parties’ rights to an independent judicial determination of whether they consented to arbitrate. In First Options,[1] the Supreme […]

Delegation Run Further Amok: A Postscript