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AA 1996, s 67 challenge to investment treaty arbitration award dismissed (Republic of Korea v Dayyani)

AA 1996, s 67 challenge to investment treaty arbitration award dismissed (Republic of Korea v Dayyani)
Published on: 23 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • AA 1996, s 67 challenge to investment treaty arbitration award dismissed (Republic of Korea v Dayyani)
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Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Mr Justice Butcher, in the Commercial Court, dismissed the Republic of Korea’s challenge to an investment treaty arbitration award made pursuant to section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) on grounds that the tribunal lacked substantive jurisdiction over the claims made by the defendants (the Dayyanis) in the underlying London-seated, ad hoc arbitration conducted in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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