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Binding Recalcitrant Respondents to Default Arbitral Awards

by Martin Andrew Jarrett


When may an arbitral panel bind non-consenting respondents to a default award proposed by the claimant and other consenting respondents?  In Grant Thornton International Ltd. (the “Claimant”) v. JBPB & Co. (a partnership) (the “Respondents”) [2013] HKCFI 523, the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Court of First Instance (Construction and Arbitration Proceedings) (the “Court”) had occasion to rule on this question.


Centre for Advanced Research & Training in Arbitration Law launches Indian Journal of Arbitration Law

The inaugural edition of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL) had been recently launched by Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.N. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, NLU Jodhpur & Chief Patron, IJAL on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

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