England and Wales

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

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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?

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

A Stepping Stone Without Overstepping The Mark – English Commercial Court Outlines What Constitutes...

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In the recent anonymised judgment of P v Q and others EWHC 194 (Comm), the England & Wales Commercial Court gave some important...

U.S. Second Circuit Confirms Annulled Award Cannot Be Enforced

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Two years after its noted decision enforcing an annulled award in the Pemex case, the Second Circuit again took up the issue of enforcement...

Litigation and Arbitration: A “complementary” approach

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As we discussed in our blogpost last year, in March 2016, England's Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas, delivered a much debated speech in which...

UK Supreme Court rules on whether award debtors can be ordered to pay security...

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In a landmark decision, the UK Supreme Court has determined that the New York Convention does not permit domestic courts to require the provision...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

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The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...