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Phillip Rompotis reviews  Betamax Ltd v State Trading Corporation [2021] UKPC 14, where the Privy Council of England, in an appeal from the Mauritius Supreme Court, considered the extent of permissible intervention by a court in an international arbitration where public policy was raised as a ground for setting aside an award, holding that where a tribunal had expressly considered issues which required it to inquire into circumstances suggesting illegality and held that there was no such illegality, that decision was final and could not be reopened (absent fraud, a breach of natural justice or any other vitiating factor).