International Law of Procedure

Introduction

International Law of Procedure - Research Guide International Law

International (Civil) Procedural Law is part of Private International Law and covers the following main subjects. Firstly, the jurisdiction of national courts in international civil and commercial disputes, and jurisdictional immunities. Secondly, the recognition and enforcement of decisions of foreign courts. The 1968 Brussels Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement represents the beginning of a harmonization programme of procedural law within the European Union which has been one of the most striking developments in this field. Harmonization attempts at the international level by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)and the American Law Institute (ALI) resulted in the ALI/UNIDROIT Principles and Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure in 2004.

This Research Guide is intended as a starting point for research on International Law of Procedure. It provides the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format. Handbooks, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography section. Links to the PPL Catalogue are inserted. The Library’s classification index code 314. International Law of Procedure: General Works and subject heading (keyword) Law of International Civil Procedure are instrumental for searching through the Catalogue. Special attention is given to our subscriptions on databases, e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Finally, this Research Guide features links to relevant websites and other online resources of particular interest.

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1. Mediación y Derecho internacional privado
Mediación y Derecho internacional privado / Guillermo Palao Moreno. - Valencia : Tirant lo Blanch. - Page 649-674 In: El arreglo pacífico de controversias internacionales / coordinadores Eva Ma. Vázquez Gómez, Ma. Dolores Adam Muñoz, Noé Cornago Prieto, ISBN 9788490335215: (2013), Page 649-674. - 2013
Keywords: International mediation, Private international law, Alternative dispute resolution, Spain,

2. Arbitraje comercial internacional
Arbitraje comercial internacional / Miguel Gómez Jene. - Valencia : Tirant lo Blanch. - Page 675-692 In: El arreglo pacífico de controversias internacionales / coordinadores Eva Ma. Vázquez Gómez, Ma. Dolores Adam Muñoz, Noé Cornago Prieto, ISBN 9788490335215: (2013), Page 675-692. - 2013
Keywords: Spain, European Union, Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters [Brussels, 22 December 2000], International commercial arbitration,

3. La presencia de los ADR en los conflictos internacionales de Derecho privado, una aproximación a su delimitación
La presencia de los ADR en los conflictos internacionales de Derecho privado, una aproximación a su delimitación / Carmen Parra Rodríguez. - Valencia : Tirant lo Blanch. - Page 745-757 In: El arreglo pacífico de controversias internacionales / coordinadores Eva Ma. Vázquez Gómez, Ma. Dolores Adam Muñoz, Noé Cornago Prieto, ISBN 9788490335215: (2013), Page 745-757. - 2013
Keywords: Alternative dispute resolution, Private international law,

4. Liability of Arbitrators
Liability of Arbitrators / Alina Mioara Cobuz Bagnaru. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 25-45 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 25-45. - 2014
Keywords: Judges, Accountability, Commercial arbitration, International commercial arbitration,

5. Subjective and Objective Impartiality of Arbitrators and Appointing Authorities as a Part of Procedural Public Policy (Ordre Public) in Arbitration
Subjective and Objective Impartiality of Arbitrators and Appointing Authorities as a Part of Procedural Public Policy (Ordre Public) in Arbitration / Alexander J. Bělohlávek. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 47-73 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 47-73. - 2014
Keywords: Judges, Impartiality, Commercial arbitration, International commercial arbitration,

6. The Distinctive Features of Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators in Insurance Matters
The Distinctive Features of Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators in Insurance Matters / Petr Dobiáš. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 93-113 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 93-113. - 2014
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Insurances, Judges, Impartiality,

7. The Partiality of Arbitrators
The Partiality of Arbitrators / Jan Havlíček. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 133-150 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 133-150. - 2014
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Commercial arbitration, Judges, Impartiality, Independence,

8. The Influence of Violation of the Independence and Impartiality Rules on the Enforceabilty and Effectiveness of the Arbitral Award
The Influence of Violation of the Independence and Impartiality Rules on the Enforceabilty and Effectiveness of the Arbitral Award / Barbara Jelonek-Jarco, Julita Zawadzka. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 151-169 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 151-169. - 2014
Keywords: Poland, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958), Judges, Impartiality, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards,

9. The Challenge of Arbitrators and the Impact on the Functioning of Arbitral Tribunals
The Challenge of Arbitrators and the Impact on the Functioning of Arbitral Tribunals / Evangelos Vassilakakis. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 249-265 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 249-265. - 2014
Keywords: UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, International commercial arbitration, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958), Judges, Arbitration court, Impartiality, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards,

10. Challenge Procedure in Institutional and Ad Hoc Arbitration under the New Regulations in the Revised UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules
Challenge Procedure in Institutional and Ad Hoc Arbitration under the New Regulations in the Revised UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules / Radka Zahradníková. - Huntington, New York : JurisNet LLC. - Page 267-286 In: Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators / editors Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Naděžda Rozehnalová, Filip Černý, ISBN 9781937518394: (2014), Page 267-286. - 2014
Keywords: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, International commercial arbitration, Judges, Impartiality, Fair administration of justice,

11. One Step Forward and Two Back: Missed Opportunities in Refining the United States Minimum Contacts Test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation
One Step Forward and Two Back: Missed Opportunities in Refining the United States Minimum Contacts Test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation / Patrick J. Borchers In: Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law = ISSN 0743-6963: vol. 31, issue 1, page 1-20. - 2014
Keywords: United States of America, European Union, Judicial competence, Liability for defective products,

12. The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration
The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration / Olivier Caprasse In: Revue de la Faculté de droit de l'Université de Liège = ISSN 0778-1695: (2013), issue 3-4, page 305-318. - 2013
Keywords: International Bar Association, International commercial arbitration, Guidelines, Lawyers,

13. ICC Hybrid Arbitrations Here to Stay
ICC Hybrid Arbitrations Here to Stay : Singapore Courts' Treatment of the ICC Rules Rivisions in Articles 1(2) and 6(2) / Anthony Cheah Nicholls, Christopher Bloch In: Journal of International Arbitration = ISSN 0255-8106: vol. 31, issue 2, page 393-412. - 2014
Keywords: Singapore, International Chamber of Commerce, International commercial arbitration, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, Party autonomy, Cases,

14. The UNCITRAL Model Law and Awards
The UNCITRAL Model Law and Awards : "infra petita" / Paul Tan, Christopher Bloch In: Journal of International Arbitration = ISSN 0255-8106: vol. 31, issue 2, page 413-424. - 2014
Keywords: Singapore, UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, International commercial arbitration, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, Cases,

15. "Should the setting aside of the Arbitral Award be Abolished?"
"Should the setting aside of the Arbitral Award be Abolished?" / Albert Jan van den Berg In: ICSID Review : Foreign Investment Law Journal = ISSN 0258-3690: vol. 29, issue 2, page 263-288. - 2014
Keywords: Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958), UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, International arbitral awards, Judicial review, Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments,

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