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Enforcement of award: wrong party named in arbitration

Arbitration Law Monthly

Enforcement of award: wrong party named in arbitration

In National Oilwell Varco Norway AS v Keppel FELS Ltd [2021] SGHC 124 Vinodh Coomaraswamy J in the Singapore High Court discussed the consequences of an award being made in favour of a company that had ceased to exist before the arbitration had commenced and whose rights had been transferred to another company not identified as a party. The important judgment sets out the principles applicable to enforcement of an award in its terms and also to the consequences of misnomer.

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