Tag Archives: final award

Enforcing a “binding” but not “final” decision of a dispute adjudication board (DAB) under the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction 1999 (Red Book)

On 27 May 2015, the Singapore Court of Appeal held that a failure by a party to comply promptly with a decision of a Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) may be directly referred to arbitration. The resulting award is enforceable as an interim or partial award under the Singapore International Arbitration Act, irrespective of the award […]

Only a “final” award may be enforced, notwithstanding how the arbitral tribunal has characterized it

French Cour de cassation, First Civil Chamber, 5 March 2014, No. 12-29.112 In this case, the company Diag Human SE supplied human plasma to the Czech Republic Ministry of Health. Following a financial dispute which had arisen between the parties, the latter decided to enter into an ad hoc arbitration agreement on 18 September 1996 […]