English Commercial High Court (QB): Criteria to appeal for errors of law committed by the Tribunal; Correct approach to the reading of awards; Reliance v Union of India

In the case of Reliance Industries Limited & BG Exploration And Production India Limited v. The Union of India [2018] EWHC 822 (Comm), the English High Court was approached under Section 67 (Challenging the award: substantive jurisdiction), 68 (Challenging the award: serious irregularity), & 69 (Appeal on point of law) of the English Arbitration Act,…

English Commercial High Court: Whether the arbitration clause in an individual sale contract arising out of an umbrella agency agreement with no arbitration clause covers the disputes arising under such umbrella agency agreement?

In a recent case of Dreymoor Fertilisers Overseas PTE Ltd. v. Eurochem Trading GMBH [2018] EWHC 909 (Comm), the ‘substantive’ jurisdiction of ICC arbitral tribunal was challenged before English Commercial High Court under section 67 and 32 of the English Arbitration Act, 1996 (the Act) primarily on the ground of what matters arising out of…

English Commercial High Court: Does an arbitration clause in the underlying contract provide jurisdiction to an arbitral tribunal to address claims under the bill of exchange? Whether ‘Ruling on Jurisdiction’ of an arbitrator is an ‘award’ for the purposes of challenging an award on substantive jurisdiction

  In the recent case of Uttam Galva Steels Led v Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd [2018] EWHC 1098 (Comm) (10 May 2018), the English Commercial High Court addressed the issue of whether or not an arbitration clause covers a claim on the Bills of exchange, as against one on the underlying contract of sale and…