The 2011 guide to Litigation & Dispute resolution

  • Editorial: A real alternative

  • China: The Achilles heel of China arbitration?

    Patrick Zheng, Cameron Hassall, Joseph Chu and Yu Bing of Clifford Chance investigate the availability of interim relief in mainland China and offshore in support of China arbitration

  • Cyprus: Pressing for disclosure

    Stelios Americanos of Stelios Americanos & Co explains the working of interim injunctions and disclosure orders under Cyprus law

  • France: Picking up the pieces

    Thomas Baudesson of Clifford Chance gives an overview of the post-financial crisis developments in litigation and dispute resolution in France

  • Greece: Seeking resolution

    Anthony B Hadjioannou and Aggeliki Moutafi of KGDI Law Firm give details of court procedures in Greece

  • India: Dependability, diversity and delay

    Sumeet Kachwaha and Dharmendra Rautray of Kachwaha & Partners highlight some important points in the Indian litigation and arbitration landscape

  • Italy: A shift to the alternative

    Cristina Pagni and Gabriele Bonivento of Hogan Lovells describe how legal reforms are leading to a change in Italy’s dispute resolution landscape

  • Lithuania: A question of procedure

    Mantas Juozaitis and Ramunas Audzevicius of Motieka & Audzevicius give details of how disputes are resolved in Lithuania

  • Panama: Panama’s ADR push

    Fernando Arias and Fernando Aued of ARIFA describe the use of alternative dispute resolution by the Panamanian government in international public contracts

  • Portugal: All options open

    João Frias Costa and Pedro Cantista of Gouveia Pereira Costa Freitas & Associados provide an overview of Portuguese judicial proceedings

  • Romania: A call for change

    Gabriel Sidere and Florin Dutu of CMS Cameron McKenna SCA discuss the role of specialised arbitration in making Romania’s capital markets more attractive to investors

  • South Korea: Cross-border caution

    Jin Yeong Chung and Robert Gilbert of Kim & Chang discuss the effects of fraud on the entitlement of a negotiating bank to claim reimbursement from the issuer

  • Switzerland: The birth of modern arbitration

    Dr Georg von Segesser and Fabienne Helfenstein of Schellenberg Wittmer examine the Alabama Arbitration and its continuing effects on modern dispute resolution in Switzerland

  • Ukraine: A new deal

    Oleksiy Filatov and Andriy Stelmashchuk of Vasil Kisil & Partners discuss the latest round of judicial reform in Ukraine

  • UK: A challenging possibility

    John Whittaker and Paul Friedman of Clyde & Co look at the right to challenge arbitration awards under the English Arbitration Act

  • US: A passing tide

    Michael S Oberman of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP observes the receding phenomenon of class arbitrations after the Concepcion decision