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Awards by default in Arbitrations

The Arbitration Act No. 42 of 1965 (the Act) provides for the settlement of disputes by arbitration tribunals where there is a written arbitration agreement and for the enforcement of awards delivered by the arbitration tribunals.  

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The bare arbitration clause: why and how it works in Uganda: A study of the Vinci Coffee arbitration clause

A bare arbitration clause, like the one included in the government’s contract with Vinci Coffee, merely provides for the submission of disputes to arbitration without specifying the place of the arbitration, the number of arbitrators or the method for establishing t..

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Key innovations in Nigeria's Arbitration and Mediation Bill

On Tuesday, 10 May 2022 the Nigerian Senate passed the Arbitration and Mediation Bill (“the Bill”), which will repeal the Arbitration and Conciliation Act Chapter A.18, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 which became law on 14 March 1988. The Bill now awaits the asse..

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