*Konkola Copper Mines v U&M Mining Zambia Ltd

Arbitration – Award. The proceedings concerned copper mining in the Republic of Zambia. A number of disputes arose between the parties concerning their various contractual agreements. An award was made by the arbitration tribunal, and the claimant sought to challenge the award under ss 67 and 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996. The Commercial Court held, in dismissing the application, that the jurisdictional objections raised by KCM would fail, and that no irregularity had occurred to allow the s 68 application to succeed.

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