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US Appeals Court acts "out of sync" with the Supreme Court in refusing to vacate international arbitration award under the FAA’s ‘exceeding powers’ ground

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Can an international arbitration award be set aside on a ground not explicitly contained in Article V of the New York Convention?

This is the question the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit sought to answer in Corporacion AIC SA v Hidroeléctrica Santa Rita SA on 27 May 2022.

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