(Portugal) Supreme Court of Justice | Kompetenz-Kompetenz | Decision on the Constitutionality and Res Judicata | 27-11-2018 | Case #83

(Portugal) Supreme Court of Justice | Kompetenz-Kompetenz | Decision on the Constitutionality and Res Judicata | 27-11-2018 | Case #83 Date: 27/11/2018 Case Nr. 1030/12.5TVLSB.L1.S1.S2 Link DGSI HERE Headline It is up to the arbitral tribunal to decide on its own competence even when a previous decision has been challenged via appeal lodged before the […]

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Guimarães Court of Appeal | Annulment of the Arbitral Award | Res judicata | 15-11-2018| Case #082

Guimarães Court of Appeal | Annulment of the Arbitral Award | Res judicata | 15-11-2018| Case #082 Date: 15-11-2018 Case Nr. 156/18.6YRGMR LINK DGSI Headline: The defects that can justify the action for annulment of the arbitral award are procedural defects equivalent to procedural violations – procedural violations or specific procedures of arbitration proceedings. The […]

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(Portugal) Supreme Court of Justice | Enforcement of the Arbitral Award | Res Judicata | Annulment of the Arbitral Award | 04-10-2018 | Case #080

Supreme Court of Justice Date: 04-10-2018 Case Nr. 10758/01.4TVLSB-A.L1.S1 LINK DGSI Headline: The Old Arbitration Law (1986) will apply to enforcement procedures initiated before the New Arbitration Law came into force. The Old Arbitration Law provided for the following mechanisms to challenge an arbitral award: (a) annulment procedure; (b) appeal before the Court of Appeals; […]

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Lisbon Court of Appeal | Modification of Arbitral Awards | 28-01-2016 | Case #070

Lisbon Court of Appeal | Modification of Arbitral Awards | 28-01-2016 Date: 28-01-2016 Case Nr. 660/15.8YRLSB-2 Link DGSI Headlines An arbitral award may be modified if the facts on which it was based have subsequently suffered a material change.   Summary 1. The extent to which the motivation of the arbitral award is required for […]

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Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal) | Territorial Jurisdiction of the Courts of Appeal | Res judicata | Seat of Arbitration |06-09-2016 | Case #0018

Supreme Court of Justice Date: 06-09-2016 Case Nr. 158/15.4YRCBR.S1 LINK DGSI Headline: As per Art. 39(1) of the LAV, the jurisdiction to appoint arbitrators lies with the court situated in the ‘seat of arbitration’. The time-limit to file an application for setting aside an award is a ‘judicial deadline’, and does not lead to extinction […]

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Supreme Court of Justice (Portugal)| Res judicata |04-07-2013 | Case #002

It is the jurisdiction of the labour courts to know, in civil matters, enforcements based in an award delivered by an arbitral tribunal concerning a dispute arising from the employment relationship.

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