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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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This Practice Note considers challenges and appeals to international and domestic arbitral awards in Australia. The relevant legislative framework The International...

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In France, there are possibilities for setting aside both domestic and international arbitral awards but only domestic awards are subject to appeal. Note:...

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This Practice Note considers grounds for challenging (or setting aside) arbitral awards in the Austrian courts and the procedure for doing so. Appeals on the merits are...

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Under the laws of the People’s Republic China (PRC), a party to an arbitration may apply to a PRC court to challenge or set aside an arbitral award. The set-aside is...

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Arbitration is a popular dispute resolution mechanism in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and this is reflected in the UAE courts’ deference towards arbitration agreements....

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This Practice Note sets out the general procedure for applying for leave to appeal an arbitral award to the Hong Kong court on a question of law where parties have opted...

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This Practice Note sets out the relevant test the Hong Kong court applies where parties have opted in, or are deemed to have opted in, to the relevant provisions of...

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This Practice Note gives guidance on making an application to the Hong Kong court to set aside arbitral awards under section 81 of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609)...

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This Practice Note considers the categories of serious irregularity on which an application challenging an arbitral award for serious irregularity may be brought where...

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This Practice Note considers the various elements of the test under section 11 of the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609) (AO) which provides that any objections to...

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STOP PRESS: The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in Astro Nusantara International BV v PT Ayunda Prima Mitra [2018] HKCFA 12, granted Lippo’s appeal and directed that the...

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This Practice Note considers the limited grounds on which a party to international arbitration proceedings may apply for the correction, review and interpretation of an...

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