International Arbitration – News & Views

Does an arbitration agreement protect a debtor from the threat of liquidation?

This article is co-authored by arbitration practitioners from different jurisdictions practising at Hogan Lovells (London, Hong Kong and Singapore), Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (India) and 5 Fifteen Barristers (Mauritius).

Read an excerpt or download the full publication.

Managing Costs in Commercial Disputes

In this webinar, our panelists discuss (i) the current challenges of managing disputes from a business perspective, (ii) the role of arbitral institutions in providing cost-efficient solutions, (iii) online dispute resolution platforms, and (iv) third-party litigation funding as liquidity and risk management solutions. The panelists included Kunal Ramnah (moderator), Bilshan Nursimulu (5 Fifteen Barristers), Velamah Cathapermal-Nair (Mauritius Telecom), Dipna Gunnoo (MARC), Vikas Mahendra (Centre for Online Dispute Resolution) and Mitesh Modha (Woodsford Litigation Funding). Watch the key takeaways (on the left) or click here for the full webinar recording.

The Choice of a Mauritian Arbitral Institution

Mauritius benefits from two competent arbitral institutions. Bilshan Nursimulu (5 Fifteen Barristers) and Ben Hornan (Hogan Lovells, London) share their insights on how these institutions are perceived in the regional and international investment communities. Read the article on Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

Should the Courts Intervene to Prevent an Invalid Arbitration?

When should the courts exercise their power to restrain international arbitration proceedings? In this article published in MARC Insights, Bilshan Nursimulu (5 Fifteen Barristers) and Ben Hornan (Hogan Lovells, London) compare the approaches taken by the English and Mauritius courts. 

Later republished on the African Arbitration Association Blog.

Conversation with Stuart Isaacs QC

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Stuart Isaacs QC (now at Wilberforce Chambers) at our end of year networking event in December 2019 and chat about the latest trends and developments in international arbitration. Stuart has an established reputation as a barrister specialising in arbitration and litigation of a wide range of commercial disputes, with a particular focus on London and Asia. He also sits regularly as an arbitrator and as a deputy judge of the English High Court.