Manifest Error May Be Cured

In SEA 2011[1], the High Court of England and Wales had been seized of a challenge of two awards which had held that, even if the name of the parties to the proceedings was different from their right ones (what normally causes lack of jurisdiction of the arbitrators), this was due to a manifest error and the parties had to be held to be bound by an implied arbitration agreement.

[1] SEA 2011 Inc. v. ICT Ltd. [2018] EWHC 520 (Comm.)

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