Audit Duprey Fekl is pleased to report that it has secured a win for its clients in set aside proceedings initiated by an Albanian State-entity before the Paris Court of Appeal. 

To our knowledge, this is the first time that the Paris Court of Appeal ruled that a party’s failure to submit a dispute to a Dispute Board provided for in FIDIC contracts raises an issue of admissibility and does not deprive the arbitral tribunal of its jurisdiction to hear the dispute.

Read the extensive report of the case on GAR.