France - Baker & McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook: 2012-2013
Jean-Dominique Touraille is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Paris office and leads the office’s Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group. He regularly delivers presentations on various subjects related to his area of practice, which includes distribution, product liability and post-acquisition disputes. He is actively involved in cases relating to ICC arbitration and in enforcement measures in the French legal system.
Eric Borysewicz is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Paris office and a member of the Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group in Paris. He represents clients in international arbitrations under ICC rules and other arbitration institutions. He focuses his practice on risk management issues, advising clients on major litigations involving industrial and infrastructure project. He also assists clients in drafting and negotiating complex industrial and infrastructure project agreements, as well as in renegotiating existing agreements following an unforeseen change in circumstances.
A. LEGISLATION, TRENDS AND TENDENCIES
International arbitration in France is governed by the Decree of 13 January 2011 that came into force on 1 May 2011 (“the Decree”), which introduced Articles 1504 to 1527 into the French Code of Civil Procedure.4 No legislative changes were made to these provisions in 2012.
A. Legislation, Trends and Tendencies
B.1 Enforcement of an Arbitral Award during an Action to Set Aside the Award or during Appeal Proceedings against the Recognition and Enforcement Order
B.2 Scope of the Arbitration Clause
C. The Grant and Enforcement of Interim Measures in International Arbitration
C.1 Tribunal-Ordered Interim Measures
C.2 Court-Ordered Interim Measures
C.3 Enforcement of Interim Measures