Understanding arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996

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What is an umbrella clause?An umbrella clause (known also as an umbrella agreement or an observance of undertakings clause) is a provision in a...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 9th Nov
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2017 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2017 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 9th Nov
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It is considered a general principle that arbitration may be used to resolve almost any type of claim or dispute concerning legal rights. This has...
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9th Nov
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The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration 2010 (the IBA Rules) are routinely adopted in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers 9th Nov
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 9th Nov
Precedents
Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 9th Nov
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Maritime arbitration is a recognised branch of dispute resolution in international trade and commerce.Maritime affairs to which consensually agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 9th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...
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9th Nov
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides examples of two arbitration clauses or agreements (one for ad hoc arbitration and one for arbitration administered by the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Thirty Nine Essex Street 9th Nov
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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)....
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9th Nov
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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration...
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9th Nov
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Parties to an arbitration may wish to make an application to the arbitral tribunal for an award to be made on a specific issue that forms part of the...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 9th Nov
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Arbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts....
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers some of the actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) for...
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This Practice Note discusses:•the effect of an insolvency process on pending court proceedings in which the debtor, bankrupt or insolvent company is a...
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29th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines the process of arbitration in family cases, which has been available for financial disputes since March 2012, and for...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Kingston of Mills & Reeve 29th Nov
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Arbitration is a popular mechanism for resolving international commercial disputes. This Practice Note considers the key features that distinguish...
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27th Nov
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Contracts often contain dispute resolution clauses which provide an alternative to a straightforward agreement to resolve any disputes that arise by...
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25th Nov
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Produced in partnership with Ben Giaretta of Mishcon de Reya 25th Nov
Q&As
Court powersThe English court has various powers which it may exercise in support of arbitration—see Practice Note: AA 1996—court powers in support of...
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25th Nov
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Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 25th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering:•which applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 24th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the potentially broad role of in-house legal counsel in international arbitration proceedings and related matters.The...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Ugo Draetta 22nd Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, ‘business as usual’ service in the courts of England and Wales may not be...
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This Practice Note considers the purpose and value in obtaining information on potential arbitrators. It sets out possible questions to consider...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Giaretta of Fox Williams LLP 6th Oct
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What is institutional arbitration?An institutional arbitration is one that is administered by an institution agreed upon by the parties and conducted...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 6th Oct
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This Practice Note compares and contrasts, at a high level and in table form, the key differences between arbitration and other forms of alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 6th Oct
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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This Practice Note considers confidentiality and arbitration under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as a convenient...
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 28th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the use of mediation-arbitration (med-arb) to resolve commercial disputes.Med-arb is suitable for resolving a wide range...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s Arbitration annual round-up for England & Wales reviews some of the...
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26th Sep
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An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties...
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