International arbitration

International arbitration guidance:

This Practice Note provides a quick guide to the arbitration process while recognising that there is no set framework or order for arbitration proceedings. For an...

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This Practice Note considers appeals against arbitral awards on points (or questions) of law before the courts of England and Wales pursuant to section 69 of the...

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This Practice Note considers how to apply for leave to appeal (or permission to appeal) an arbitration award on a point (or question) of law to the courts of England and...

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Appealing arbitral awards on points of law Section 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) provides that parties to an arbitration seated in London may appeal any award...

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Grounds of challenge or appeal against arbitration awards An arbitral award can be challenged or appealed under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) only on...

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Grounds for challenging jurisdiction by non–participation—AA 1996, s 72 Pursuant to section 72 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), a party who takes no part in the...

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The tribunal's substantive jurisdiction Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, it is for the tribunal to rule on its own 'substantive jurisdiction' (section 30(1) of the...

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For a general introduction to the three main heads of challenging or appealing an arbitral award under sections 67–69 of the Arbitration Act (AA 1996), see Practice Note:...

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A party to arbitration proceedings may (on notice to the other parties and to the tribunal) apply to the court challenging an award in proceedings on the ground of...

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This Practice Note deals with serious irregularity challenges where an arbitral award is obtained by fraud or the award or the way in which it was procured is contrary to...

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Section 73 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) is intended to ensure that parties raise any objection to the arbitral process as soon as the objection is known. This is...

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Challenges and appeals for error of law against arbitral awards to the court under sections 67, 68 and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) have the capacity to...

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NOTE: The UK is due to leave the EU on exit day, as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and this will have an impact on the ability to serve...

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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 time limits for bringing challenges and appeals in respect of arbitral awards before the English court, as well as related matters. Where...

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The AAA and the origins of the AAA Commercial Rules Founded in 1926, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) is a not-for-profit public service organisation providing...

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