Disputes can arise over whether a cargo claimant’s arbitration notice was issued validly – and how (and if) the LOU arbitration provision should be read with the bill of lading’s arbitration clause. Recent guidance stresses caution in such circumstances.
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The latest Commercial Disputes Weekly is now available, with a very significant decision on the power of the English courts to entertain claims foreign revenue claims, an interesting decision of the Privy Council on challenges to arbitration awards on the grounds of serious irregularity, as well as the latest guidance on the operation of the disclosure pilot in the B&PCs.
This week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly features the latest from the Court of Appeal on limitation, together with a decision on the manner in which security for costs should be provided, and the relevant test for the implication of terms, plus a warning on the risk of parallel proceedings for the enforcement of judgments.