England & Wales Law Commission’s Recommended Amendments to The U.K. Arbitration Act 1996

The UK Arbitration Act dated 1996 (the “Act”), has been the staple legislation for domestic and international arbitration, provisions of which attract many actors across the globe to the UK. However, England and Wales as a leading arbitration destination and London as one of the most popular seats for international arbitration, the Act should catch the recent developments in international dispute resolution.

United Nations Convention on the International Effects of Judicial Sales of Ships is Signed by 15 States

United Nations Convention on the International Effects of Judicial Sales of Ships (also known as Beijing Convention on Judicial Sales of Ships) which was adopted by United Nation General Assembly in December 2022 is signed by 15 States on 5 September 2023, with a well-attended ceremony in Beijing, China.