Author Archive: Chantal du Toit

Chantal du Toit is an associate in Allen & Overy’s Global Arbitration group based in London and has experience working in Hong Kong, Moscow and Kazakhstan. She has advised on a range of disputes concerning the energy, insurance and construction sectors.

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Housekeeping in Russia since November 2017: registration of permanent arbitral institutions

Housekeeping in Russia since November 2017: registration of permanent arbitral institutions

On 1 September 2016, Russia’s Federal Law on Arbitration (Arbitration Proceedings) and related legislation came into effect. The changes were driven by a desire to overhaul the existing arbitration regime, in favour of greater efficiency, independence and regulation of the arbitral process. One notable reform – and the subject of this article – involves combatting […]