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08 January 2024


What are the most important English commercial arbitration developments of 2023? We have put together a round-up below. You can also check out our …

22 September 2023

UK Supreme Court interprets the "stay" provisions of s9 of the Arbitration Act 1996: rules Mozambique's claims fall outside scope of arbitration agreements and rejects s9 application for stay

Introduction In Republic of Mozambique v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL and others [2023] UKSC 32, the Supreme Court has unanimously found the Republic of …

05 December 2017

HK Court reconciles jurisdiction and arbitration clauses to order s.20(1) stay

In Neo Intelligence Holdings Ltd v Giant Crown Industries Ltd HCA 1127/2017, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance held that an arbitration clause was …

20 April 2016

Gavin v Gaynor: Important further clarification on DIFC court jurisdiction and identifying place of arbitration

On 3 April 2016, the DIFC Court ordered a stay of proceedings on the basis that, in light of the existence of parallel proceedings in the Californian …

15 December 2014

English Court of Appeal considers whether the mandatory stay provisions of s9(1) of the Arbitration Act of 1996 apply to winding-up petitions

The English Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal brought against a recent High Court decision to stay a winding-up petition in favour of arbitration …

03 July 2014

Commencing court proceedings in breach of an arbitration agreement: The risk of indemnity costs

In the recent decision of Pipelines Services WA Pty Ltd v ATCO Gas Australia Pty Ltd [2014] WASC 10 (S), his Honour Chief Justice Martin of the Supreme …

12 June 2014

English court refuses stay of proceedings for clause requiring parties to "endeavour" to arbitrate

Despite the English court's benevolent approach to the construction of arbitration clauses, the recent case of Christian Kruppa v Alessandro Benedetti …

28 February 2014

The English Commercial Court considers whether a party's failure to pay its share of the advance on costs is a repudiatory breach of the arbitration agreement

In BDMS Limited v Rafael Advanced Defence Systems [2014] EWHC 451 (Comm), the English Commercial Court considered whether the Respondent's failure to pay …

06 January 2014

DIFC Arbitration Law amended to ensure compliance with the New York Convention

On 15 December 2013, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority enacted Law No.6 of 2013 (Arbitration Amendment Law) which amended the …