INTERNATIONAL ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
...arbitration clause survives the death of the contract, or the invalidity of a contract, is one of evolving law in England. Starting with the early days, arbitration clauses were considered just another contract term, therefore were not deemed to survive the death of a contract, let alone its invalidity. However, this evolved in steps – first, the arbitration clause began to be considered as separate from the underlying contract; then, even though it was separate, it was held that it did not survive the end of the contract; then it was held that it would survive the end of a contract, and would survive if a contract was voidable, but no if a contract was void. Eventually... ?Introduction Whether an...