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Where parties have agreed to arbitrate disputes arising out of a contract, must the parties use arbitration in order to recover an undisputed,...
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What is the timescale for making an application to the court to determine the reasonableness of the arbitrators fees under section 64(2) of the...
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How does the ICC calculate its advance on costs?In International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration, the parties are required to pay a substantial...
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Which version of the LCIA Arbitration Rules governs my arbitration?If you are a claimant or a respondent, it is important to consider at the outset of...
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Which edition of the SIAC Arbitration Rules applies to my dispute?On 1 August 2016, the 6th edition of the SIAC Rules was launched (2016 SIAC Rules),...
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What is the procedure for appealing against an arbitrator's decision under sections 68 and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996? Which court does the appeal...
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Can a party treat an arbitral award as non-binding? What is the status of an arbitration agreement that states that the award is to be...
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Is it possible to refer a question of valuation, or determination of a fair price, to an arbitrator rather than an expert? Is there specific wording...
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In light of coronavirus (COVID-19), is arbitration preferable over litigation as a method of dispute resolution given the increased flexibility...
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How does a new arbitrator get their first appointment?A common gripe at 'Young' Arbitration conferences is the difficulty of getting a first...
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Can I apply for security for costs of a s 68 challenge?Security for costs when challenging an awardThe simple answer to this question is, yes, you can...
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Can a dispute resolution clause in a B2B contract provide an option for one or both parties to elect to refer a dispute under the contract to either...
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To what extent do arbitral tribunals (governed by English law) apply the Halsey approach following a failure to mediate under a tiered dispute...
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Can I request reasons for ICC Court decisions?Requests for communication of reasons for Court administrative decisionsOn 8 October 2015, the ICC...
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Can the court exercise its powers under AA 1996, s 44 to support an ISCID arbitration?The Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) sets out at AA 1996, s 44 the...
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What does the ICC's scrutiny process involve?Scrutiny of an award by the ICC is a major feature of ICC arbitration, see Practice Note: ICC (2012)—the...
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