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A warning to non-UK B2C businesses: UK Commercial Court refuses to enforce foreign arbitration award on public policy grounds

Briefing
10 August 2023
2 MIN READ
2 AUTHORS

The UK Commercial Court has declined to enforce a foreign arbitration award on public policy grounds, ruling that the underlying contract is subject to UK Consumer legislation, despite its terms providing foreign law and arbitration. This decision is highly relevant to any non-UK business providing business-to-consumer services via online platforms.

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