Post-Brexit Barriers Could Hurt London Arbitration: Study

Law360, New York (December 15, 2016, 5:18 PM EST) -- An association representing the English and Welsh commercial bar has urged British lawmakers handling Brexit not to make it too difficult for international parties to come to London to arbitrate their disputes, cautioning that London's dominance as a seat of arbitration is "not assured."

While London was found to be the most used and the preferred seat of arbitration in the world in a widely cited 2015 survey, the Commercial Bar Association urged lawmakers in a paper released Monday not to create barriers to entry that could cause international parties to take their business elsewhere.

The association noted that while London's...

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