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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
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
Practice notes
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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Note: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership with CMS.This Practice Note considers...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 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
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...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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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S.A. 9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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An application to court under section 64(2) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) is made by issue and the service of an arbitration claim form. CPR...
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The Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) makes provisions for both international and domestic arbitration proceedings in England and Wales. Under AA 1996,...
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Scrutiny of an award by the ICC is a major feature of ICC arbitration, see Practice Note: ICC (2012)—the award. The ICC see scrutiny as a means of...
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This Q&A refers to a final award and that the arbitration is seated in England & Wales and governed by the Arbitration Act 1996.Effect of an arbitral...
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A party seeking recognition and/or enforcement in the courts of England & Wales of an award made in a country which is signatory to the New York...
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Requests for communication of reasons for Court administrative decisionsOn 8 October 2015, the ICC announced that the Court will communicate reasons...
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Conditional fee agreements (CFAs) that incorporate success fees are a familiar funding mechanism. In a typical scenario, a claimant’s lawyer will...
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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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In answering this Q&A it has been assumed that it is a London-seated ad hoc arbitration conducted in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA...
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In general terms, arbitration is a private, contractual dispute resolution mechanism—it takes place when parties agree to resolve current or future...
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European orders for payment (EOPs) were introduced through Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 (the Regulation). EOPs are a means by which a claimant can...
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