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Commercial Court rules a single request for arbitration is not valid for disputes arising...

Overview In A v B EWHC 3417 (Comm), the High Court considered whether a single Request for Arbitration was valid in the context of...

LCIA Publishes Decisions on Arbitrator Challenges

Summaries of 32 decisions relating to arbitrator challenges from 2010 to 2017 have been published. Provides users with a significant research tool relating...

Why Third Party Funding is on the rise in England & Wales

Third party funding is a relatively new phenomenon in the UK; historically it had been viewed by the Courts as unethical and contrary to...

English court considers when it is appropriate to grant injunctive relief in aid of...

1. Summary In Company 1 v. Company 2 and another, the English court confirmed its jurisdiction to make orders, including granting interim injunctions, in support...

Credit where credit’s due: The Supreme Court rules on situs of letters of credit...

Given the flows of credit through London, the Third Party Debt Order is a useful tool in the armoury of international award creditors seeking...

Time is of the essence: the importance of bringing a challenge to an arbitral...

For those not familiar with the relevant rules, the calculation of the time limit for challenging an English arbitral award before the English courts...

Failure to take into account evidence: a serious irregularity?

Overview The recent judgment in UMS Holding Ltd & Ors v Great Station Properties SA & Anor EWHC 2398 saw Mr Justice Teare...

To stay or not to stay? A question to the commercial court on considering...

Autoridad del Canal de Panama v Sacyr SA and others EWHC 2228 (Comm) and EWHC 2337 (Comm) 1. Summary On 5 September 2017, Blair...

Be careful where you sit! English court refuses to enforce a foreign award set...

In Maximov v NMLK the English Commercial Court tackled again the thorny issue of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which has been...

Fraudulent Arbitral Awards – Anatolie Stati and others v Republic of Kazakhstan [2017] EWHC...

1.            Summary Could permission to set aside the English court's permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award allegedly obtained by fraud be granted in circumstances...