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The court decisions available on this website interpret and apply the New York Convention. These court decisions are in most cases published in the Yearbook Commercial Arbitration since its Volume I (1976). 

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The court decisions available on this website interpret and apply the New York Convention.

  1. Most decisions are reported in the Yearbook Commercial Arbitration, published by ICCA since 1976, and are numbered as in the Yearbook (e.g., US no. 954).

  2. Other decisions are indicated by country, date, and a short name (e.g., UK 18 June 2020 Alexander Brothers).

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    MAURITIUS 3

    Mauritius No. 3, Rostruct (Africa) Ltd v. Geosond Holding AG, Supreme Court of Mauritius, SCR No. 109801, 9 November 2015

    Supreme Court of Mauritius, 9 November 2015
    Rostruct (Africa) Ltd v. Geosond Holding AG

    519

    Public policy: The court discusses cases in which the subject matter of the award was not arbitrable in the enforcement State on public policy grounds.

    Ground a: Arbitrability
    MAURITIUS 4

    Mauritius No. 4, Paolo Italo Segatto v. Geosond Holding Ltd, Supreme Court of Mauritius, SCR No. 109940, 9 November 2015

    Supreme Court of Mauritius, 9 November 2015
    Paolo Italo Segatto v. Geosond Holding Ltd

    519

    Public policy: The court discusses cases in which the subject matter of the award was not arbitrable in the enforcement State on public policy grounds.

    Ground a: Arbitrability
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    MAURITIUS 1

    Mauritius 1. Supreme Court of Mauritius, 28 March 2014

    501

    The court discusses questions relating to the general approach taken by the Convention to the grounds for refusal of recognition and enforcement, including its pro-enforcement bias, as well as the system of the Convention, under which recognition and enforcement may only be denied on seven listed grounds and the petitioner has only the obligations set out in Art. IV.

    Grounds are exhaustive
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    MAURITIUS 2

    Mauritius No. 2, Macsteel International Far East Limited v. Desbro International Limited, Supreme Court of Mauritius, Record No. 105057, 19 January 2012

    Supreme Court of Mauritius, 19 January 2012
    Macsteel International Far East Limited v. Desbro International Limited

    301

    The court discusses the principle that the procedure for the enforcement of awards under the Convention is governed by the lex fori, as well as procedural issues (such as the competent enforcement court) not falling under the specific cases of ¶¶ 302-307.

    Procedure for enforcement in general