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Results: 4 Answers
International Arbitration
3.
Arbitration agreement
3.1
What are the validity requirements for an arbitration agreement in your jurisdiction?
 
Poland
The arbitration agreement must:

  • be in writing (this includes letters exchanged by means of telecommunication);
  • specify the matter at issue or the legal relationship from which a dispute has arisen or may arise; and
  • respect the principle of equality of the parties.

More specific requirements apply to labour law disputes and disputes with consumers.

For more information about this answer please contact: Jakub Kaczmarek from Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
3.2
Are there any provisions of legislation or any other legal sources in your jurisdiction concerning the separability of arbitration agreements?
 
Poland
No.

For more information about this answer please contact: Jakub Kaczmarek from Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
3.3
Are there provisions on the seat and/or language of the arbitration if there is no agreement between the parties?
 
Poland
Under Polish law, if the parties fail to choose the seat and/or language of arbitration, the arbitral tribunal will decide thereon, having regard to the circumstances of the dispute.

For more information about this answer please contact: Jakub Kaczmarek from Schoenherr Attorneys at Law