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The Netherlands: Enforcement of Annulled Awards

On 24 November 2017, the Netherlands Supreme Court rendered a notable judgment in exequatur proceedings in a case governed by the New York Convention....

Malaysia: The consideration to set aside an arbitral award

The ambiguous legal position of the grounds to set aside an arbitral award since the Arbitration Act 2005 came into force has finally been...

Poland: The autonomy of the arbitration proceedings and the limited scope of the public...

The Polish Supreme Court dealt with two issues arising out of setting aside proceedings. First, the question of the relationship between the decision of...

SPC Provisions sheds light on enforcement of arbitral awards

China's Supreme People's Court ("SPC") recently issued the SPC Provisions on Issues related to Enforcement of Arbitral Awards by the People's Courts (the "Provisions"),...

Poland: How far can an arbitral tribunal go if they consider the contract inequitable?

According to the Polish Supreme Court – very far, as it allowed an arbitral award to modify the key provision of a contract on...

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...

Getting Your Arbitral Award Paid: Twenty-Five Practical Pointers for Success

The ultimate objective of a party seeking damages in an arbitration is usually to get paid.  This article offers twenty-five practical tips for achieving...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court – Inadmissibility of Croatia’s Request for Revision due to its...

With decision dated 17 October 2017 (4A_53/2017), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court considered for the first time whether Swiss arbitral awards remain subject to...

District court refuses to enforce foreign arbitral decision that had not yet become binding...

Diag Human, S.E. v. Czech Republic Ministry of Health, No. 13-0355, (D.D.C. Sep. 27, 2017) Plaintiff Diag Human, S.E. ("Diag Human"), an entity incorporated...

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...