English High Court Reviews Principles Applicable to s.68 Serious Irregularity Challenges

英国法院对严重不规则原则的审查
The English High Court dismissed a serious irregularity challenge under s.68 of the Act, reviewing the applicable legal principles, emphasising that s.68 should not be used to attack an arbitrator’s findings of fact and evaluation of evidence.

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Sections 67 & 68 English Act Take Precedence Over Subsequent Arbitrations

英国法院授予反仲裁禁令
In an important decision, the English Court of Appeal grants an anti-arbitration injunction, saying it will do so only in “exceptional circumstances” and that parties cannot contract out of ss.67 & 68 of the English Act.

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Arbitrator’s Duty of Impartiality: Almazeedi And Halliburton

仲裁员的公正义务
The requirement for arbitrators to act “impartially” is enshrined in the English Arbitration Act (and together with “independence”, in the Model Law and many institutional rules). This note reviews these concepts in light of the judgments in Almazeedi and Halliburton.

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English Court Rejects s.68 Challenge Brought For Breach Of Tribunal’s Duty Of Fairness

英国高等法院拒绝第68条对违反法庭职责的挑战
The English High Court considers an argument that the tribunal breached its duty of fairness, rejects the challenge under s.68 of the Arbitration Act, and sets out some guiding principles.

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English Court Considers Applications In Set Aside Matter Where Party In Administration

英国法院考虑债务人管理的申请
The English High Court deals with various interlocutory applications in a forthcoming challenge to an arbitration award, including payment of security and a stay of enforcement.

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English Court Refuses To Set Aside Due to Tribunal’s Refusal to Admit Expert Report

由于法庭拒绝接受专家报告,英国法院拒绝搁置
The English Court refuses to set aside and remit an award stating that s.68 is concerned solely with due process and represents an exhaustive list of what constitutes “serious irregularity” under the Act.

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Update On Challenges to Arbitration Awards

关于仲裁裁决挑战的最新信息
A cross-border update of judgments dealing with challenges to arbitration awards, dealing with decisions from the courts of Hong Kong, Singapore and England.

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