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BIAC – The New Player Among European Arbitration Centers

On May 11, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

In cooperation with some of the major international law firms in Bucharest and the American Chamber of Commerce Romania, the Bucharest International Arbitration Court (BIAC) has become the newest addition to the body of arbitration centers seated in Europe. It is designed to introduce a world-class alternative to the current…

Association ARBITRI organizes Second Sarajevo Arbitration Day

On April 14, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Association ARBITRI in cooperation with Wolf Theiss and Commercial Law Development Program organizes the Second Sarajevo Arbitration Day. The conference will be held on 15 April 2016 at the Foreign Chamber of Commerce of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year’s focus is investment arbitration and, in particular, the use of arbitration in…

The 23rd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On March 28, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

The Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot was held in Vienna for the 23rd time March 19th to 24th. It was another extraordinary, remarkable event which gathered 311 universities from over 70 countries of the world. It also attracted hundreds of arbitrators, entrepreneurs and legal professionals who took part…

Vis Moot experience in Bosnia and Herzegovina – a truly amazing year!

On April 19, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

“Senior year of my student life will definitely be remembered and marked out as a Vis Moot competition year. Looking back at the times of hardest preparations and commitments brings smile to my face today. Apart from knowledge on international sales of goods in general and CISG, documentary transactions and…

February Vis Moot Training – a step further in bringing Vis Moot to BiH law schools

On March 9, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Association ARBITRI together with University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law, with support of the Commercial Law Development Program and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law held a follow up three-day Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Oral Argument Training in Sarajevo, BiH on February 13-15, 2015. The program featured presentations,…

February 2015 Vis Moot Oral Argument Training

On February 5, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Association ARBITRI, in cooperation with CLDP, University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Law, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law co-organize a follow up three-day Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Oral Argument Training in Sarajevo, BiH on February 13-15, 2015. The program will feature presentations, video demonstrations, practice arbitration arguments, take-home…

Sports Arbitration – Munich Court of Appeals Does Not Recognize CAS Arbitral Award in Pechstein Case

On January 20, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Claudia Pechstein, a five-time Olympic gold medallist, was banned from competitions between 2009 and 2011 for a doping offence. After the World Championships in 2009, the ISU had accused Pechstein of blood doping and issued the ban, which was based on irregular levels of reticulocytes in her blood. Pechstein denied…

Indian Supreme Court Declines to Intervene in International Arbitration with SIAC Appointing Authority

On January 20, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

In the recent case of Pricol v. Johnson Controls (Pricol Limited v. Johnson Controls Enterprises Ltd and Ors, Arbitration Case (Civil) No.30 of 2014), the Supreme Court of India declined to intervene in an international arbitration with the SIAC as appointing authority, upholding the parties’ chosen mechanism in a well-reasoned…

New Indian Model BIT on the Anvil

On January 11, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

India lost its first Investment Treaty Arbitration (ITA) claim in 2012 against White Industries, an Australian company. Taking cue from the White Industries case, (read more on it here) around 17 fresh ITAs have been filed against India in last two years. Beleaguered with these claims, a new model BIT…

ONGC v Western GECO – A new impediment in Indian Arbitration

On January 11, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Recently, the Indian courts have seen a heartening change with respect to the court adopting a pro-arbitration approach. However, for arbitrations seated in India, the decision of ONGC v Western GECO marks a regressive step in the non-interference trend. The Court assumed power to modify the subject matter of an…