English Commercial High Court (QBD): Can an Arbitral Award Against a State Be Enforced By Court Proceedings In the UK Without Service On That State of Any Formal Court Document?

In General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd v State of Libya [2019] EWHC 64 (Comm), the English Commercial High Court inter-alia held that under the English procedural law, the order granting permission to enforce an award against a foreign sovereign state is the document which required to be served for instituting proceedings within the terms of…

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,…