9.01 This chapter gives an overview of the issue of extension of consent to arbitration. The widely used concept of extension is in some ways a misleading concept, because decisions accepting the substitution of one party for another or the addition of a non-signatory party to the arbitration proceedings1 are regularly based on consent.2 9.02 The chapter first discusses the extension of consent to arbitration by application of general principles of contract law or corporate law (Section A). Later the chapter considers extension of consent to arbitration to...
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