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English High Court provides useful guidance on whether test for appeal on a point...

The case of Agile Holdings Corp v Essar Shipping Ltd clarifies the circumstances in which the court can revisit the decision to grant leave...

England and Wales: Apparent Bias In Arbitral Tribunals – Guidance from the Court of...

In April 2018, the Court of Appeal issued its decision in Halliburton Company v (1) Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd (2) (3) (4)...

Due process and fairness in arbitral proceedings: the Commercial Court rules against finding serious...

The rejection of SCM Financial Overseas Ltd's ("SCM") challenge to an US$ 860 million award in favour of Raga Establishment Ltd ("Raga") on the...

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...