Paris Court of Appeal refuses to set aside ICC award against non-party (Kabab-Ji v Kout Food Group)

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Partner Elizabeth Oger-Gross, and Associate Niels Aujouannet-Kelner authored "Arbitration analysis: The Paris Court of Appeal dismissed a request for annulment of an arbitral award rendered in Paris under the Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The arbitral tribunal had applied French law to extend the arbitration clauses contained in the English-law-governed contracts to a non-signatory respondent, who was also held liable for damages. The court affirmed the arbitral tribunal's approach to the jurisdictional issue and reaffirmed well-established principles of French arbitration law pertaining to the validity and the extension of arbitration clauses to non-signatories."

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