Jurisdiction: scope of arbitration clauses; joinder
The lengthy judgment of Carr J in Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd v Allied Energy plc, 2015, unreported, contains a wealth of learning on a range of issues relating to challenges to arbitration awards. Most importantly, the judgment considers the scope of an arbitration clause where disputes arise under two agreements only one of which contains an arbitration clause, and also the nature of a jurisdictional challenge under the Arbitration Act 1996.
: the facts
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