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The Bay Hotel Case: Accommodating the Parties' Wishes

Mealey's International Arbitration Report, Vol. 17, Iss. 1, January 2002

22 Pages Posted: 25 Jun 2008  

Darren Rosenblum

Pace Law School

Abstract

This article interprets the Bay Hotel case, decided by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council that involved an appeal regarding an arbitration under AAA rules held in Miami related to a building contract in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The article notes that the case confirms the support for arbitration among English courts, but also that the parties must make careful and informed choices as to the parties' choice of governing law and rules.

Keywords: arbitration, commercial, conflicts, English, comparative law

JEL Classification: K41, K40, K12

Suggested Citation

Rosenblum, Darren, The Bay Hotel Case: Accommodating the Parties' Wishes. Mealey's International Arbitration Report, Vol. 17, Iss. 1, January 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1148517

Darren Rosenblum (Contact Author)

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