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Arbitral awards set aside due to arbitrator misconduct

March 3 2016 In a recent case before the Nicosia District Court the applicants applied to set aside July 27 2011 and March 20 2012 arbitral awards…

Legislation extending paternity leave to unmarried fathers referred to Supreme Court

September 19 2018 The Protection of Paternity Law provides Paternity Leave only to men who are married to their child's mother before the child's birth or adoption. The…

Supreme Court declares legislation extending paternity leave and benefits to unmarried fathers unconstitutional

March 6 2019 In late 2018 the House of Representatives introduced amendments which granted Paternity Leave and benefits to unmarried working fathers. However, the…

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

September 5 2019 In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration…

Supreme Court confirms that inadequately justified arbitral award amounts to arbitrator misconduct

December 12 2019 In a recent Supreme Court case, the Appellant appealed against a first-instance judgment in which he had sought to annul an arbitral award. The…

Application and interpretation of Article IV of New York Convention

June 4 2020 In recent years there has been a substantial number of cases in which the courts have had to determine whether applicants seeking the recognition and…

District court examines scope of arbitration agreements and arbitrability of dispute

February 27 2020 In a recent case before the Limassol District Court, the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network applied for the recognition and enforcement…

Supreme Court confirms that inadequately justified arbitral award amounts to arbitrator misconduct

December 12 2019 In a recent Supreme Court case, the Appellant appealed against a first-instance judgment in which he had sought to annul an arbitral award. The…

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

September 5 2019 In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration…

Supreme Court rejects administrative recourse challenging compulsory acquisition notice

August 2 2019 The Supreme Court recently rejected a first-instance rejection of a property owner's request for the return of land that had been compulsorily…