Arbitration: Lady in the lake

Ben Holland assesses the impact of Excalibur v Texas Keystone Inc ‘In Excalibur, Gloster J ruled that, due to the existence of exceptional circumstances, the Commercial Court had jurisdiction to determine whether an arbitration agreement was valid.’ It is rare for the English courts to impose an injunction preventing parties from conducting an arbitration. This …
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Cases Referenced

  • AES Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant LLC v Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydroplant JSC [2011] EWCA 647
  • Cetelem SA v Roust Holdings Ltd [2005] EWCA Civ 618
  • Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Company v The Ministry of Religious Affairs
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  • Government of Pakistan [2010] UKSC 46
  • Weissfisch v Julius [2006] EWCA Civ 218