Court declares lack of jurisdiction in setting-aside proceedings after turning to New York Convention

In a May 25 2016 decision the Amsterdam District Court found that it had no jurisdiction over setting-aside proceedings challenging an arbitral award. According to Article 1074 of the Code of Civil Procedure, a Dutch court cannot exercise jurisdiction when the arbitration agreement determines that the place of arbitration is outside the Netherlands.

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