Commercial And Chancery Bar: The dam debate
A recent challenge to the powers of arbitrators under the English Arbitration Act will have effects far beyond England and Wales. James Howells reports on the House of Lords' decision on a dispute arising from the construction of Lesotho's Katse dam
The decision of the House of Lords in Lesotho Highlands Development Authority v Impregilo provides the first decision of their Lordships as to the approach to be taken to arbitration since the Arbitration Act 1996 came into effect in 1997.
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