International commercial arbitration is not “litigation sitting down.” Rather, this is a truly different form of dispute resolution, with a rich history, a bright future and the benefit of global enforcement under the 1958 New York Convention.
The global Dentons team knows all of the cultural and procedural ins and outs of this area of dispute resolution. Combine this expertise with our substantive knowledge of all facets of contractual disputes and we are able to provide you with specifically tailored, strategic advice with a view to obtaining the best possible outcome.
Move your case forward with lawyers who hit the ground running. Dentons deploys talent with a strong understanding of the energy, natural resources, hotel management, construction, financial services and other global industries. Disputes arising under joint venture, construction, supply, project management and other shareholder agreements are at the heart of Dentons’ expertise and experience.
Engage advisors with the legal savvy and strategic proficiency to tackle disputes around the world. Leverage our vast experience to protect your interests in commercial arbitrations under the rules of all of the major international arbitration institutions or, depending on the circumstances, carefully tailored ad hoc procedures. Dentons know the arbitrators and we know how the institutions work. Most importantly, we know what it takes to win and do so with the necessary global enforcement procedures.
On 4 April 2019, Global Arbitration Review (GAR) unveiled its 2019 GAR30 ranking of elite international arbitration practices, featuring Dentons’ international arbitration group in 20th position globally this year.
Global law firm Dentons earned 123 individual and 38 practice rankings in the most recent edition of Chamber USA, a well-known annual legal directory that identifies the world's best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research.
On 2 March 2016, Global Arbitration Review (GAR) published its annual GAR100 ranking of specialist international arbitration law firms and its GAR30 ranking of elite arbitration law firms. Dentons was again ranked as part of the GAR30, in 14th position globally this year, the “highest riser” according to GAR.
Hong Kong: This webinar provided an update on the recent supplemental agreement between Hong Kong and Mainland China on the mutual enforcement of arbitral awards. Amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance were covered.
Canada: 2020 saw an increase in international arbitration around the world as reported by global arbitral institutions. Now, more than ever, companies are looking to arbitration as a preferred method of dispute resolution and there are no signs that things are slowing down in 2021.
United Kingdom: The changed market circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have made certain obligations more difficult to perform for many contracting parties. This has led affected parties to seek legal advice about how to excuse or suspend performance of their contractual obligations, or even terminate contracts altogether.
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On September 9, Dentons, with support from the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce — World Business Organization (ICC Russia), LF Academy and Legal Insight magazine, held an online conference about the impact of the new rules of the Russian Federation Commercial Procedure Code on international arbitration. The new rules concern the Russian courts having exclusive jurisdiction to hear disputes involving sanctioned persons.