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(1) Applicable law for deciding the arbitrators’ competence.
(2) Does an arbitration agreement between a creditor and a debtor extend
to a pledgee to whom the creditor has pledged its claims?
(1) Under Section 39 of the Swedish Arbitration Act (1999), Swedish law
shall govern the arbitration agreement when the proceedings take place in
(2) The arbitration agreement is applicable and the arbitrators have jurisdiction
to try the debtor’s claims against the pledgee for refund of payments
made by the debtor through Letters of Credit.
Claimant: B, Buyer (The Netherlands)
Respondent:P, Pledgee (Finland)
Place of arbitration:
Nationality of arbitrators:
Amount in dispute:
EUR 13 880 000
EUR 346 000