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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...
8th Apr
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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...
1st Apr
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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...
1st Apr
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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,...
17th Mar
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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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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...
15th Feb
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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...
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...
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...
15th Feb
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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...
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...
15th Feb
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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...
15th Feb
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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,...
15th Feb
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In general terms, arbitration is a private, contractual dispute resolution mechanism—it takes place when parties agree to resolve current or future...
15th Feb
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On 1 August 2016, the 6th edition of the SIAC Rules was launched (2016 SIAC Rules), and applies to SIAC arbitration proceedings commenced on or after...
15th Feb

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