England and Wales

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...

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...