This Practice Note sets out the grounds and procedure for challenges and appeals against arbitral awards in France. It discusses the legal framework for setting aside international and domestic arbitration awards and the consequences of an application for set aside. It includes relevant decisions from the French Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) and from the Paris Court of Appeal (Cour d’Appel). The process begins with notification (service) of the award and the applicable regime is explained. It also covers appeals against domestic arbitral awards and the effects of such appeals. Other forms of recourse against both international and domestic awards are also discussed, including third party action and action to revise an award for fraud.
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