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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 12th Jan
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 12th Jan
Practice notes
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...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan
Practice notes
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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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 12th Jan
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 12th Jan
Practice notes
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 12th Jan
Practice notes
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 12th Jan
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. L. P. 12th Jan
Practice notes
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 12th Jan
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 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
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 12th Jan
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 12th Jan

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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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An award can be challenged or appealed under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) only on limited grounds. The grounds for challenging/appealing a...
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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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Malaysia is a party to the New York convention and will recognise and enforce an award provided that the award is final and binding. In Malaysia,...
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What are the infringement proceedings under Article 258 TFEU?If an EU Member State fails to communicate measures that fully transpose the provisions...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 25th Feb
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A common gripe at 'Young' Arbitration conferences is the difficulty of getting a first appointment as an arbitrator, do you think this is fair?It is a...
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Security for costs when challenging an awardThe simple answer to this question is, yes, you can apply for security for costs of a challenge to an...
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15th Feb
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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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15th Feb
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The English courts have imposed costs sanctions on litigating parties who have unreasonably failed to mediate and one of the leading cases in this...
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Where a party seeks clarification to enforce an award, section 57 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) sets out the circumstances in which an award...
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15th Feb
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Is it possible to refer a question of valuation to an arbitrator?arbitration. This approach is often taken, for example, in the context of gas price...
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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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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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