United Kingdom - Baker & McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook: 2012-2013
Edward Poulton is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s London office. He practices all forms of dispute resolution and specializes in international arbitration. His experience ranges from contract and M&A disputes to claims in the banking sector and investment treaty claims.
Thomas Yates is a Senior Associate in Baker & McKenzie’s London office and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He practices all forms of dispute resolution, including international arbitration, and has acted in arbitrations under the LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and FOSFA Rules. He specializes in corporate disputes, such as M&A and shareholder claims, and carbon trading disputes.
Carinne Maisel is an Associate in Baker & McKenzie’s London office. She acts in broad range of matters including both litigation and arbitration.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Thomas Courtney and Anuj Moudgil.
A. LEGISLATION, TRENDS AND TENDENCIES
International arbitration in England and Wales5 continues to be governed by the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Arbitration Act”), to which no legislative amendment was made in 2012.6
A. Legislation, Trends and Tendencies
B.1 Governing Law of Arbitration Agreements
B.2 Anti-Suit Injunctions
B.3 Enforceability of Awards under Section 66 of the Arbitration Act 1996
B.4 Impact of Decisions of Foreign Courts to Enforce Awards
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