England and Wales

England and Wales: Application to correct an award does not always extend the time...

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The English High Court has confirmed in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company Ltd v Songa Offshore Equinox Ltd & Anor EWHC 538...

England and Wales: Lost in Translation: Interpreting foreign language arbitration clauses

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The Commercial Court has upheld a challenge under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 ("AA 1996") to an arbitral award in which the...

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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...

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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...

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