Unifying competing dispute resolution processes into a one-stop arbitration

Peter Gillies*, Mona L. Hymel

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Whether a court should stay or alternatively refuse to stay proceedings in the court to avoid or minimise a multiplicity of proceedings - arbitral and curial - that focus on essentially the same or a related cluster of disputes, arises from time to time in domestic and international commercial arbitration situations. The parties generally want their dispute to be consolidated in the one adjudication. As a party to an arbitration agreement, this one-stop adjudication will be achieved by way of arbitration. This paper examines the responses of the courts and legislatures to this and related issues in common law jurisdictions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-178
Number of pages10
JournalAsia Pacific Law Review
Issue numberSPECIAL ISSUE 1
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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