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Arbitration weekly highlights—4 June 2020

Published on: 04 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Arbitration weekly highlights—4 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Arbitration under the AA 1996
  • Serious irregularity challenge
  • Application for removal of arbitrator for apparent bias
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Latest responses from arbitral organisations
  • Virtual Arbitration forum launches
  • BIICL—effects on commercial contracts (second note)
  • Singapore—COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Arbitration weekly highlights includes our coverage of a High Court decision on whether a person named as arbitrator in a dispute resolution clause should be removed under section 24 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) on the grounds of apparent bias, in circumstances in which he was, until shortly before service of the notice of arbitration, an employee of one of the parties; a successful serious irregularity challenge under AA 1996, s 68; a decision of the US Supreme Court on a non-signatory’s entitlement to enforce an arbitration agreement, and two Supreme Court of India decisions, one on a set aside and the other on enforcement. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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