CRA Insights

The year in review: Updates and trends

January 12, 2023
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In 2022, we witnessed intense activity in matters related to supply chain issues, the energy transition, oil & gas, post-M&A disputes, licensing issues, breaches of distribution contracts and increasingly arbitrations deriving from geopolitical issues in Europe and Asia and from commodity price volatility in the extractive industries.

This update reflects our experiences across practices and geographies. The sample of recent work displayed here encompasses arbitrations in industries such as oil & gas, mining, renewable energy, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, and agribusiness, and increasingly sectors like life sciences, media, and financial services.

We also share with you updates on especially timely topics. For example, the discontinuation of LIBOR demands examining its replacements and creates an opportunity to revisit the concept of a commercially reasonable interest rate on arbitral awards. In another article, we show that changes to gas contract indexation in Europe – primarily driven by competition concerns – increased Gazprom’s market power in European gas.

We hope you find it useful and that you continue to trust us with your important matters.

 

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