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Constitutional Court issues troubling arbitration ruling
  • Ecuador
  • 12 January 2017

The Constitutional Court recently annulled an arbitral award based on grounds that are not listed in the Arbitration Law as causes for such action. To reach that outcome, the court made an expansive application of certain constitutional guarantees dealing with due process. The ruling has created troubling uncertainty regarding the enforcement of arbitral awards.

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