Talking Trade Finance Header-1

Upholding the Finality of Arbitration Awards

Posted by Marian Boyle on Feb 8, 2022 10:28:42 AM

Whilst the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) may be 25 years old this year, the key aims behind the Act, including that of upholding the finality of the award, continue to be reinforced by the courts. Last week the Courts and Tribunal Judiciary published the 11th edition of the Commercial Court Guide. As well as introducing a number of changes reflecting the impact of Covid-19, the amendments made notable changes to section O (Arbitration), consistent with the arbitration-friendly approach the English courts steadfastly adopt, in supporting the finality of arbitral awards and discouraging speculative challenges.

Read More

Topics: dispute resolution, Arbitration Act

Modernising Disputes: Practical Points to Consider for Litigation and Arbitration

Posted by Amanda Montano on May 7, 2021 9:05:16 AM

By Amanda Montano, Associate, and Theodora Okocha, Trainee

Although parties rarely consider dispute resolution provisions in any great detail at the contractual negotiation stage of a transaction, they should. Time spent on considering these issues at the outset will ultimately prove to be invaluable down the road should a dispute occur, saving time, costs and energy in the long run.

At the latest Trade & Export Finance Webinar, we looked at key considerations parties should take into account when opting for litigation versus arbitration and offered some practical tips to bear in mind for drafting dispute resolution provisions for your contracts.

Read More

Topics: Litigation, Arbitration, ICC, dispute resolution, LCIA

Sullivan 4c

About the Blog

Talking Trade Finance is here to provide you with all of the latest updates in the Trade & Export Finance Industry.

The material on this site is for general information only and is not legal advice. No liability is accepted for any loss or damage which may result from reliance on it. Always consult a qualified lawyer about a specific legal problem.

Meet the Editor


Ellis Lawson is a partner in the Trade & Export Finance Group in Sullivan's London office. He has extensive experience across a wide range of finance products and geographies, having spent significant portions of his career based both in London and in the Middle East and having advised on transactions across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Ellis is also a speaker for Sullivan's Trade & Export Finance webinars.


Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all