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  • Year: 2017
  • Month: October
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales

English High Court considers meaning of giving “proper notice” of an arbitration

24 October 2017 Antonia Adebambo, England & Wales; Europe


In Ekran OAO v Magneco Metrel UK Ltd [2017] EWHC 2208 (Comm), a respondent sought relief from the English Commercial Court in respect of the enforcement of an award. It argued that it had not received “proper notice of the arbitration” under the English Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”), as the documentation that it received was not in its home language. The Court decided that, on the facts, the respondent had nonetheless been given “proper notice”. 

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