The Arbitration Job

The Arbitration Job

Written by Kate Holland In Contax Partners Inc BVI v Kuwait Finance House (KFH-Kuwait) & Ors [2024] EWHC 436, the English High Court granted an order enforcing a £70 million Kuwaiti arbitration award against the Kuwait Finance House banking group (KFH). The...
Serious irregularity standard in arbitration

Serious irregularity standard in arbitration

By Richard Pidgeon In Cipla Limited v Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc [2023] EWHC 910, the English High Court has confirmed a high threshold exists for successful challenges to awards on the basis that the arbitral tribunal committed serious irregularity because it failed...
Court orders parties back to arbitration

Court orders parties back to arbitration

By Sam Dorne The recent case of Sesderma, S.L. v Seeky International Limited and Golong Co. Ltd [2023] HKCFI 1619, heard in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, examined the law of issue estoppel and the governing law of arbitration agreements. An issue estoppel...
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