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Jurisdiction: validity of arbitration clause

Arbitration Law Monthly

Jurisdiction: validity of arbitration clause

In Yegiazaryanv Smagin [2016] EWCA Civ 1290 the Courtof Appeal heard an appeal from the judgment of Teare J on the meaning of adispute resolution clause. By common consent the arbitration clause was poorlydrafted and purported to bind a person who was not a party to the agreements towhich the clause related. The Court of Appeal agreed with Teare J that theprovision did indeed qualify as an arbitration clause.

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