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Arbitration weekly highlights—3 March 2022

Published on: 03 March 2022
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Arbitration weekly highlights—3 March 2022
  • In this issue:
  • Arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996
  • References to the CJEU—The ‘Prestige’
  • Commercial Court annual report 2020–21
  • International arbitration
  • Hong Kong—decision refusing to stay court action upheld—dishonoured cheque
  • Switzerland—designation of a party—independence of arbitral tribunal
  • USA—sovereign immunity—arbitration clause
  • Canada—investor fails to set aside NATFA award
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Arbitration weekly highlights includes: our initial coverage of the Court of Appeal’s decision in the long-running ‘Prestige’ litigation against the Commercial Court’s decision to refer three issues to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU); our coverage of the Commercial Court 2020–21 annual report, which includes statistics on the arbitration-related work of the court; arbitration-related decisions of courts in Hong Kong, Switzerland, the USA and Canada; various institutional arbitration developments including the publication of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) caseload statistics for 2021; the release of papers by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II ahead of a forthcoming session to be held in New York; and, the publication by Grain and Feed Trade Association (Gafta) of some changes to its arbitration rules. All this, and more, in our weekly highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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