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COMPETING ARABITRATION AND CHOICE-OF-COURT AGREEMENTS – PRESENTATION ON GENERAL MEETING OF HUNGARIAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION
19 January 2023
The Hungarian Arbitration Association held its general annual meeting on 16 December 2022. After the general meeting, the managing partner of our firm, dr.Richard Schmidt made an online presentation with the title „Double of quits – competing arbitration and choice-of-court agreements”.
The collision of more choice-of-forum clauses in one contract or in more related contracts between the same parties is a phenomenon which poses delicate issues in international dispute resolution.
Whether the competing arbitration and jurisdiction agreements extinguish each other? Or rather both competing dispute resolution clauses shall be enforceable parallelly, even if this can cause the fragmentation of the dispute resolution process? Or does one of them have priority over the other?
Richard addressed the above issues in the light of the English, French, German and Austrian case law.
Learning material for the Hungarian Bas Association Training Program
The webinar has been video-recorded and it became official learning material of the training program of the Hungarian Bar Association.
Those colleagues, who are interested in this topic, but have not had the chance to participate this event, can listen the presentation in by clicking on this link, and after answering some question, they can collect credit points.
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