The arbitration agreement

The arbitration agreement guidance:

This Practice Note considers the general procedure for commencing arbitration claims before the English and Welsh courts under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) (English...

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This Practice Note considers the content of the arbitration agreement with particular focus on the position under English and Welsh law (England and English are used as...

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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England...

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Arbitration clauses and agreements provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts. For...

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The New York Convention and arbitration agreements The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 (the New York...

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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of separability under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as shorthand throughout). This Practice Note...

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Under English contract law, the established rules on privity of contract dictate that only parties to the contract can acquire rights under it and only parties to the...

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This Practice Note considers the capacity of parties to enter into an arbitration agreement and to participate in arbitration proceedings. It is important to remember...

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The choice of the seat or place of the arbitration is one of the most important matters to be considered when drafting an international arbitration clause as the seat is...

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This Practice Note considers the incorporation of arbitration agreements into contracts under English and Welsh law (England and English are used as shorthand...

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The law of the arbitration agreement The arbitration agreement is most typically evidenced by a clause within a contract, though it may also be drafted in a stand-alone...

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This Practice Note links to a broad range of model arbitration clauses from leading, and less well-known, arbitral institutions, organisations and industry bodies. The...

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Multi-party and multi-contract disputes can arise in a variety of ways, eg: • multi-party and single contract—eg, multiple investors party to a joint venture agreement •...

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An arbitration agreement is evidence that the parties have consented to resolve the dispute by arbitration and that consent, once given validly, cannot be unilaterally...

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This Practice Note considers the key concept of the seat of an arbitration, with a particular focus on the law of England and Wales and Northern Ireland (England and...

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Unilateral option clauses defined Unilateral option clauses are dispute resolution clauses in agreements that grant one party or a group of parties the...

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This Practice Note provides a survey of the treatment of unilateral option clauses in the following jurisdictions: China, England and Wales, France, Germany, Hong Kong,...

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Note: This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Arbitrability in international arbitration. Arbitration is a contractual dispute resolution...

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This Practice Note considers the validity of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on the law of England and Wales (English and England are used as shorthand...

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