Tag Archives: Interpretation

English Court of Appeal reinstates the appointment of an arbitrator on the basis that he qualifies for appointment under the arbitration clause

In Allianz Insurance and Sirius International Insurance Corporation v Tonicstar Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 434, the English Court of Appeal has reversed the decision of the High Court on whether a party-appointed arbitrator met the contractual requirements as to requisite … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration Act 1996, Arbitration clauses, Arbitrators, Europe, Uncategorized

Terminating supply contracts

It has now been over a year since the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which lead many businesses to initiate a careful audit of their supply chains.  Retailers increasingly recognise the importance of working collaboratively with their … Continue reading

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Sharing it with the class – a review of recent US Supreme Court decisions on class action arbitration

The US Supreme Court recently issued two key decisions regarding the enforceability of class arbitration waivers and arbitrators’ powers to interpret arbitration agreements. In American Express Co. v Italian Colors Restaurant, the Court found that a class arbitration waiver was … Continue reading

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