April 13, 2021

English court upholds obligation to hold “friendly discussions” before arbitration

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By: Jeremy Andrews Nick Marsh Elinor Thomas From DLA Piper International Arbitration Newsletter 22 SEP 2014: In a recent decision, the English Commercial Court has upheld the enforceability of a clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve a dispute by “friendly discussions” prior to commencing arbitration. The decision contrasts with previous authority regarding the […]