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The New Argentinian Law on International Commercial Arbitration

19 Dec 2018

On 26 July 2018, Argentina published in its Boletín Oficial (Official Gazette), law 27.449 on international commercial arbitration (Argentinian Law). This new law adopts the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration as amended in 2006 (Model Law), modernizing the arbitral framework and aligning Argentina with international standards. Before this enactment, in 2015, Argentina had included some provisions in its civil and commercial code, but they remained behind international standards. This new trend reflects clear governmental intent to position Argentina as a friendly seat of arbitration in Latin America and to increase foreign investment.

1. Scope of Application

This new law applies to international commercial arbitration proceedings if the seat of arbitration is located in Argentina (Art. 2). It also applies when parties seek (1) from a court to refer a matter to arbitration or to order an interim measure (Art. 19-21); (2) to enf

20 Mar 2019

Introduction to International Arbitration course in Sri Lanka

Introduction to International Arbitration course will take place on 30 April 2019 in Sri Lanka.

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19 Mar 2019

London Branch Seminar: The Use of ADR in Professional Indemnity Claims

On 14 February 2019, the London Branch held a seminar on ADR in the Professional Indemnity sector.

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18 Mar 2019

Forthcoming courses in Australia

CIArb Australia Branch is delighted to offer two courses which will take place in May and June 2019. The first one is an Introduction To International Arbitration in Perth and the second is an Accelerated Route Toward Fellowship (ARF) in Sydney.

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