A Practical Approach to Arbitration Law

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Blackstone, 1999 - Law - 446 pages
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This practical handbook provides a detailed examination of arbitration law and procedure and includes the full text of the Arbitration Act 1996. Importantly, it takes account of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998, insofar as they affect arbitration proceedings. Unlike other books on arbitration, a resume of the main principles involved in international arbitration law and a section of precedents, demonstrating the theory of arbitration law in practice, are also included. Since the enactment of the Arbitration Act 1996, there have been numerous cases dealing with the Act. A Practical Approach to Arbitration Law analyses the most significant and recent cases, including: Vosnoc LtdTransglobal Projects Ltd; Charles M Wille & Co (Shipping) Ltd Ocean Laser Shipping Ltd and Allianz Versicherungs-Atktiengesellschaft Fortuna Co Inc on commencing the arbitration Soleimany Soleimany and Westacare Investments Inc Jugoimport-SDPR Holding Co Ltd on the enforcement of an award contrary to public policy Halki Shipping Corporation Sopex Oils Ltd; Davies Middleton & Davies Ltd Toyo Engineering Corporation and Patel Patel on the staying of litigation to arbitration Kye Gbangbola Smith and Sheriff on issues of serious irregularity.

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About the author (1999)

Keren Tweeddale, barrister and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, practised at the bar for several years before becoming a lecturer, most recently at the University of Westminster. Andrew Tweeddale is a solicitor and non-practising barrister with Norton Rose, specialising in construction litigation and arbitration. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

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