Arbitrage commercial international

Introduction

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L'arbitrage commercial international est une méthode de règlement des différends privés dans lequel les parties à un contrat commercial international conviennent que leurs litiges seront tranchés par une ou plusieurs personnes privées, à savoir les arbitres, plutôt que par un tribunal. La décision de l'arbitre/des arbitres est définitive et obligatoire pour les parties en vertu de leur accord initial de recourir à l'arbitrage. Dans le cas où la sentence arbitrale n'est pas exécutée par la partie défaillante, l'exécution de cette sentence peut être ordonnée suite à une procédure devant une juridiction nationale.

Le présent guide de recherche se veut un point de départ pour mener des recherches sur l'arbitrage commercial international. Il fournit les textes juridiques de base disponibles à la Bibliothèque du Palais de la Paix, qu'il s'agisse de documents imprimés ou de documents sous format électronique. La section intitulée "Bibliographie sélective" présente une sélection de manuels, d'articles importants, de bibliographies, de publications périodiques, de publications en série et de documents pertinents. Des liens permettent de rejoindre le catalogue PPL. Le code de classification de la bibliothèque 322. Droit international de procédure: Arbitrage et le mot-matière (mot-clef) Arbitrage commercial international sont des instruments permettant de faire une recherche dans le catalogue. Une attention particulière est prêtée à nos inscriptions aux bases de données, revues électroniques, livres électroniques et autres ressources électroniques. Enfin, le présent guide de recherche contient des liens vers des sites Internet pertinents et d'autres ressources en ligne présentant un intérêt particulier.

Bibliographie

Reference works

Books

Articles

2019

  • Charlotin, D., “A Data Analysis of the Iran - US Claims Tribunal’s Jurisprudence - Lessons for International Dispute-Settlement Today”, Journal of International Dispute Settlement, idz010 (June 01, 2019). [e-article]
  • Feehily, R., “Neutrality, Independence and Impartiality in International Commercial Arbitration, A Fine Balance in the Quest For Arbitral Justice”, Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs, 7 (2019), No. 1, pp. 88-114. [e-article]
  • Gaillard, E., “The Emergence of Transnational Responses to Corruption in International Arbitration”, Arbitration International, 35 (2019), No. 1, pp 1-19.
  • Mistelis, L.A., “Efficiency. What Else? Efficiency as the Emerging Defining Value of International Arbitration: Between Systems Theories and Party Autonomy”, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 313/2019. [PDF]
  • Scherer, M., “International Arbitration 3.0 – How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Dispute Resolution” (December 15, 2018), Austrian Yearbook of International Arbitration, 2019. [PDF]

2018

2017 and before

Documents

Periodicals, serial publications

Bibliographies

New titles

Updated every Friday morning.

The Peace Palace Library has a collection of over a million publications. Each week, about six hundred new titles are added to our collection: books, articles, documents, online publications, etc. On this page, access is provided to this week’s new titles on International Arbitration and International Commercial Arbitration.

As we are right in the middle of moving to a new library system, it is not yet possible to automatically collect new titles for this Research Guide.

Choix de bibliothécaire

  • Gusy, M.F., and J.M Hosking, A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules (2nd ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019.

    Gusy, M.F., and J.M Hosking, A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules (2nd ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019.

    The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) is the international division of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Given that in excess of 600 arbitrations are now administered every year under the ICDR Rules, this book answers the need for a comprehensive comparative guide devoted to them. This article-by-article commentary on the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Rules is a comprehensive reference work for practitioners and arbitrators considering ICDR arbitration. The ICDR International Arbitration Rules are structured in accordance with the typical life-cycle of an international arbitration and the book follows this thematic structure, providing ample cross-referencing to assist the reader in understanding the relationship between the various rules and genuine issues likely to be encountered during an arbitration. The commentary embraces each of the Articles in their entirety, as well as the Expedited Procedure Articles, and includes discussion of how each provision compares to analogous rules of other major arbitral institutions. The authors draw on case law gathered from foreign jurisdictions as well as the rich vein of case law in the US (applying the ICDR Rules and, where appropriate, analogous provisions of various AAA domestic rules), combining these with their own extensive experience to provide a uniquely authoritative text. The work's comparative perspective emphasizes key issues to consider when drafting an arbitral clause or strategizing over the conduct of an arbitration. The second edition of A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules features multiple appendices and difficult-to-find resources to form a collection of core materials which include the ICDR Rules, the administrative fee schedule, guidelines for exchanges of information, practice notes, and key AAA cooperation agreements with other institutions.

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  • Jensen, J.O., Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019.

    Jensen, J.O., Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019.

    For the first time, a monograph thoroughly analyses the controversial and sensitive topic of secretaries to arbitral tribunals. Tribunal secretaries support arbitrators at all stages of the arbitration and provide valuable assistance; yet, thus far, they have remained largely in the shadows. This book provides vital discussion on how tribunal secretaries should be appointed, what specific tasks they may be endowed with, and what the consequences of an impermissible use are. Comprehensive analysis of case law, arbitration legislation, institutional rules and guidelines, and supporting literature guides the reader towards a profound understanding of the benefits and pitfalls surrounding the tribunal secretary's position.

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  • Amro, I., Online Arbitration in Theory and in Practice: A Comparative Study of Cross-Border Commercial Transactions in Common Law and Civil Law Countries, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.

    Amro, I., Online Arbitration in Theory and in Practice: A Comparative Study of Cross-Border Commercial Transactions in Common Law and Civil Law Countries, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.

    This book presents an overview of online arbitration and electronic contracting worldwide, examining their national and international contexts, and assessing their ongoing relevance. It offers solutions to the salient challenges facing both online arbitration and electronic contracting, dealing first–hand with online arbitration as an online dispute resolution technique for solving both traditional and electronic commerce disputes that may arise out of the breach of contractual obligations in international commercial contracts, while also comparing between common law and civil law countries.

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  • Bell, G.F. (ed.), The UNCITRAL Model Law and Asian Arbitration Laws: Implementation and Comparisons, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018. [e-book]

    Bell, G.F. (ed.), The UNCITRAL Model Law and Asian Arbitration Laws: Implementation and Comparisons, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018

    In the Asia-Pacific, thirty-eight jurisdictions have adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration. This book looks at how the text and the principles of the Model Law have been implemented (or not) in key Asian jurisdictions. Most of the jurisdictions covered in this book have declared that they have adopted the Model Law but often with significant modifications. Even when jurisdictions adopt some provisions of the Model Law verbatim, their courts may have interpreted these provisions in a manner inconsistent with their goals and with how they are interpreted internationally. When a jurisdiction has not adopted the Model Law, the chapter compares its legislation to the Model Law to determine whether it is consistent with its principles. Each chapter follows the structure of the Model Law allowing the reader to easily compare the arbitration laws of different jurisdictions on each topic.

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  • Amado, J.D., J.S. Kern and M.D. Rodriguez, Arbitrating the Conduct of International Investors, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

    Investment arbitration has emerged from modest beginnings and matured into an established presence in international law. However, in recent years it has drifted from the reciprocal vision of its founders. This volume serves as a comprehensive guide for those who wish to reform international investment law from within, seeking a return to the mutuality of access that is in arbitration's essence. A detailed toolset is provided for enhancing the access of host States and their nationals to formal resolution mechanisms in foreign investment disputes. It concludes by offering model texts to achieve greater reciprocity and access to justice in the settlement of disputes arising from international investment initiatives. The book will appeal to all those interested in the future of international investment law, including an international audience of scholars, government officials, private sector actors, and private citizens alike, and including diverse constituencies, communities, and collectives of host State nationals.

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  • Piers, M., and C. Aschauer (eds.), Arbitration in the Digital Age: The Brave New World of Arbitration, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

    Piers, M., and C. Aschauer (eds.), Arbitration in the Digital Age: The Brave New World of Arbitration, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

    Arbitration in the Digital Age analyses how technology can be efficiently and legitimately used to further sound arbitration proceedings. The contributions, from a variety of arbitration scholars, report on current developments, predict future trends, and assesses their impact from a practical, legal, and technical point of view. The book also discusses the relationship between arbitration and the Internet and analyses how social media can affect arbitrators and counsel's behaviour. Furthermore, it analyses the validity of electronic arbitration and awards, as well as Online Arbitration (OArb). The volume establishes, on a very practical level, how technology could be used by arbitration institutions, arbitrators, parties to an arbitration and counsel. This book will be of special interest to arbitrators and lawyers involved in international commercial arbitration.

     

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Database

  • Global Arbitration Review : The database includes access to: news reports on recent disputes; all articles of the journal; an online Q&A resource, called GAR Know-How, which provides practitioners with a reference guide to particular dispute types, i.e., commercial arbitration, construction arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, litigation, and maritime & offshore arbitration: annual regional arbitration reviews: and, four guides, The Guide to Damages in International Arbitration, The Guide to Advocacy, The Guide to Energy Arbitrations, and The Guide to Construction Arbitration (Forthcoming).
  • International Chamber of Commerce, ICC Dispute Resolution Library. (No PPL subscription available)
  • Investment Arbitration Reporter: Document Download Repository. This page offers access to selected source materials on investment arbitration, i.e., awards and documents.
  • Italaw : Comprehensive and free database on investment treaties, international investment law and all publicly-available investment arbitration awards and documents.
  • Kluwer  Arbitration Online : A fully-searchable database of primary and secondary materials in the field of International Arbitration and International Commercial Arbitration, with access to full-text downloads of materialsFully. Searching and browsing is quick and simple, as the database has been organized into the following specific arbitration categories: Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), Conventions, Countries, Model Clauses, Legislation, NY Convention Decisions, Organizations and Rules but also e-books, journals and loose-leafs.  Each main category is further grouped into the regions Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and Oceania.
  • Oxford Reports on International Investment Claims : Oxford Reports on International Investment Claims offers headnotes and commentaries by practicioners and scholars. The content of the database, approximately 200 cases for the November 2008 launch, is peer-reviewed by an expert editorial board. It also provides translations of key passages for all non-English judgments. The database includes decisions and awards from London Court of International Arbitration, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, International Chamber of Commerce, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Permanent Court of Arbitration.
  • WESTLAW International Arbitration Databases : covers a wide range of international arbitration materials, including those of international and national arbitration organizations and tribunals. For example, International Commercial Arbitration - All (database identifier ICA-ALL) combines many of the WESTLAW materials on international commercial arbitration in one database. Westlaw has also created an Arbitration tab that puts all its arbitration databases on one screen.  You can also see a list of all Westlaw international arbitration databases by searching the WESTLAW Database Directory.
  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Specific Cases and Decisions.
  • IA Reporter (Investment Arbitration Reporter): Investment Arbitration Reporter is an electronic news service tracking international arbitrations between foreign investors and their host governments.
  • TradeLawGuide : provides full-text of official awards, decisions and other WTO documents and .notes up. WTO decisions by tracking how subsequent WTO reports, awards and decisions have considered specific passages in WTO jurisprudence. The database features a citator that collects all jurisprudence under a treaty provision for the WTO system and also offers a treaty interpretation, terms & phrases and other tools. WTO law has been referred to frequently in investor-state arbitrations in various contexts. Tribunals have explicitly found that WTO law is relevant to investor-state arbitration. Therefore the database contains a special section on WTO Law in Investment Arbitration.
  • Worldtradelaw.net: legal research database for international trade law issues, providing key WTO/GATT texts and dispute decisions, summaries and analysis. You can search in the index of the World Trade Organization reports and arbitrations, articles on trade law and selected amicus submissions in WTO disputes.

Blogs

  • Peace Palace Library: International Arbitration update

    This blog gives an overview on updates concerning international arbitration in the Peace Palace Library collection. This includes new titles of the Oxford International Arbitration Series. The series publishes books of quality and originality on subjects of practical importance in modern international arbitration, focusing on emerging topics. Further on the Research Guide on international arbitration is mentioned and the Peace Palace Library Databases on international arbitration.

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  • UPEACE/Peace Palace Library Lecture: Judge Kenneth Keith and PCA Legal Counsel Judith Levine on International Water Disputes

    On Wednesday January 28, 2015, the fourth of a series of Lectures on Peacebuilding in Progress was held at the Academy Building of the Peace Palace, The Hague. The lectures on Peacebuilding are organised by the UPEACE Centre The Hague and the Peace Palace Library.

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