Arbitration agreements in the context of insolvency proceedings

Global Video December 2020

In this update, Partners Nicholas Robinson and Ruth Cowley and Associate Ben Mellett discuss how the Courts have responded to parties filing winding up proceedings in order to circumvent an arbitration agreement.

In this update, you’ll find out:

  • The steps that a party to an arbitration agreement may take to avoid arbitration;
  • The approach of the English Courts in upholding the arbitration agreement; and
  • The approach of Courts in other common law jurisdictions.