Tag Archives: Section 9 of the English Arbitration Act 1996
In Mercato Sports v Everton, the English High Court found that two parties were bound by an implied horizontal contract containing an arbitration clause. Accordingly, it granted a stay of proceedings under section 9 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (‘S9 … Continue reading
Parallel court and arbitration proceedings: English High Court grapples with further case management issues in Panama Canal dispute, clarifying that service of a defence pending appeal on refusal to grant a stay will not constitute “a step towards answering the substantive claim”
In our previous blog post on Autoridad del Canal de Panama v Sacyr, S.A. & Ors, we considered a failed application to stay English court proceedings brought in a dispute in which related ICC arbitration proceedings are also on foot. … Continue reading
English High Court refuses stay of proceedings despite possible overlap with issues subjected to parallel ICC arbitration proceedings.
A consortium of construction companies (the Consortium) was unsuccessful in obtaining a stay of court proceedings pending before the English High Court (the Court), even though parallel related ICC arbitration proceedings are ongoing. The Court rejected the application for a … Continue reading
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 proceedings, in Salford Estates (No. 2) Limited v Altomart Limited  EWCA 575 Civ. Agreements to … Continue reading