Arbitrage commercial international

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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.

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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.


1. International claims commissions
International claims commissions : righting wrongs after conflict / Lea Brilmayer, Chiara Giorgetti, Lorraine Charlton. - Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2017]. - XII, 257 pages. ; 24 cm. - (Elgar international law) Includes bibliographical references and an index. - [2017]
Keywords: Claims, Commissions, International dispute settlement, Compensation for damage, International arbitration,

2. Proving bribery, fraud, and money laundering in international arbitration
Proving bribery, fraud, and money laundering in international arbitration : on applicable criminal law and evidence / Kathrin Betz. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017. - XIX, 341 pages. : illustrations. ; 24 cm Bibliography: pages 314-336. - Includes bibliographical references and an index. - 2017
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Investment arbitration, Corruption, Fraud, Money laundering, Evidence, Criminal law,

3. The nature and enforcement of choice of court agreements
The nature and enforcement of choice of court agreements : a comparative study / Mukarrum Ahmed. - Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2017. - XXXI, 300 pages. ; 24 cm. - (Studies in private international law ; volume 19) Originally thesis Centre for Private International Law, University of Aberdeen. - Bibliography: page 271-292. - Includes bibliographical references and index. - 2017
Keywords: England, European Union, Common law, Forum shopping, International commercial arbitration, Private international law, Theses,

4. Présentation d'un nouvel instrument
Présentation d'un nouvel instrument : le règlement facultatif pour l'arbitrage des différends relatifs aux activités liées à l'espace extra-atmosphérique de la Cour Permanente d'Arbitrage / par Denis Mouralis. - Paris : Lexis Nexis. - Pages 119-130 In: Le règlement des différends dans l'industrie spatiale / sous la direction de Laurence Ravillon, ISBN 9782711025206: (2016), Pages 119-130. - 2016
Keywords: Space, Space transport, Permanent Court of Arbitration, International commercial arbitration, International dispute settlement, Space law,

5. Règlement facultatif pour l'arbitrage des différends relatifs aux activités liées à l'espace extra-atmosphérique
Règlement facultatif pour l'arbitrage des différends relatifs aux activités liées à l'espace extra-atmosphérique : date d'entrée en vigueur: 6 décembre 2011 / $3121. - Paris : Lexis Nexis. - Pages 133-168 In: Le règlement des différends dans l'industrie spatiale / sous la direction de Laurence Ravillon, ISBN 9782711025206: (2016), Pages 133-168. - 2016
Keywords: Space, Space transport, Permanent Court of Arbitration, International commercial arbitration, International dispute settlement, Space law, Documents,

6. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Ireland
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Ireland / Sandeep Gopolan and Ruth Fagan. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 503-522 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 503-522. - 2017
Keywords: Ireland, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

7. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Israel
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Israel / Talia Einhorn. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 523-559 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 523-559. - 2017
Keywords: Israel, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

8. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Italy
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Italy / Aldo Frignani. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 561-584 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 561-584. - 2017
Keywords: Italy, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

9. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Japan
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Japan / Hisashi Harata. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 585-615 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 585-615. - 2017
Keywords: Japan, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

10. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in the Republic of Korea
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in the Republic of Korea / Jiyeon Choi. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 617-629 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 617-629. - 2017
Keywords: South Korea, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

11. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Macau
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Macau / Fernando Dias Simões. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 631-649 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 631-649. - 2017
Keywords: China, Macau, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

12. Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Malaysia
Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention in Malaysia / Choong Yeow Choy and Datuk Sundra Rajoo. - Cham : Springer. - Pages 651-675 In: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards / George A. Bermann, editor, ISBN 9783319509136: (2017), Pages 651-675. - 2017
Keywords: Malaysia, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, International commercial arbitration, National courts, Interpretation, Implementation, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958),

13. Una visión crítica a los procedimientos arbitrales en la Organización Mundial del Comercio
Una visión crítica a los procedimientos arbitrales en la Organización Mundial del Comercio = A critical view of arbitration procedures in the World Trade Organization / Jaime Tijmes In: Estudios internacionales : revista del Instituto de Estudios Internacionales de la Universidad de Chile = ISSN 0716-0240: vol. 49, issue 186, page 119-136. - 2017
Keywords: World Trade Organization, International dispute settlement, International arbitration, International trade,

14. The global community yearbook of international law and jurisprudence 2016
The global community yearbook of international law and jurisprudence 2016 / edited by Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo. - New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]. - XXI, 892 pages Includes indexes. - [2017]
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Investment arbitration, Corruption, Fraud, Money laundering, Evidence, Criminal law,

15. Proving bribery, fraud and money laundering in international arbitration
Proving bribery, fraud and money laundering in international arbitration : on applicable criminal law and evidence / Kathrin Betz. - Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2017]. - XIX, 341 pages. : illustrations Bibliography: page 314-336. - Includes bibliographical references and index. - [2017]
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Investment arbitration, Corruption, Fraud, Money laundering, Evidence, Criminal law,

16. Combating Corruption and Fraud from an International Arbitration Perspective
Combating Corruption and Fraud from an International Arbitration Perspective / Carlos F. Concepción In: Dispute Resolution International = ISSN 2075-5333: vol. 11, issue 1, page 23-46. - 2017
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Corruption, Fraud, Evidence,

17. Report on the Concept of 'Arbitrability' under the New York Convention
Report on the Concept of 'Arbitrability' under the New York Convention / Pascal Hollander In: Dispute Resolution International = ISSN 2075-5333: vol. 11, issue 1, page 47-65. - 2017
Keywords: International commercial arbitration, Arbitration clause, Subject matter, Recognition and execution of foreign arbitral awards, Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 10 June 1958), Comparative law,

 

 

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  • Betz, K., Proving Bribery, Fraud, and Money Laundering in International Arbitration: On Applicable Criminal Law and Evidence, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

    Betz, K., Proving Bribery, Fraud, and Money Laundering in International Arbitration: On Applicable Criminal Law and Evidence, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

    Over the past few decades, arbitration has become the number one mechanism to settle international investment and commercial disputes. As a parallel development, the international legal framework to combat economic crime became much stronger within the fields of foreign public bribery, private bribery, fraud and money laundering. With frequent allegations of criminal conduct arising in international arbitration proceedings, it is crucially important to consider how such claims can be proven. This book analyses relevant case law involving alleged criminal conduct within international arbitration and addresses the most pressing issues regarding applicable criminal law and evidence. It is an essential resource for practising lawyers and academics active in the field of international investment and commercial arbitration.

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  • Bermann, G.A., Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: The Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention by National Courts, Cham, Springer, 2017.

    Bermann, G.A., Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: The Interpretation and Application of the New York Convention by National Courts, Cham, Springer, 2017.

    This book examines how the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, commonly known as The New York Convention, has been understood and applied in a great number of jurisdictions, including virtually all that are leading international arbitration centers. It begins with a general report surveying and synthesizing national responses to a large number of critical issues in the Convention's interpretation and application. It is followed by national reports, all of which are organized in accordance with a common questionnaire raising these critical issues. Following introductory remarks, each report addresses the following aspects of the Convention which include its basic implementation within the national legal system; enforcement by local courts of agreements to arbitrate (including grounds for withholding enforcement), recognition and enforcement of foreign awards by local courts under the Convention (including grounds for denying recognition and enforcement), and essential procedural issues in the courts' conduct of recognition and enforcement. Each report concludes with an overall assessment of the Convention's interpretation and application on national territory and recommendations, if any, for reform. The New York Convention was intended to enhance the workings of the international arbitral system, primarily by ensuring that arbitral awards are readily recognizable and enforceable in States other than the State in which they are rendered, subject of course to certain safeguards reflected by the Convention's limited grounds for denying recognition or enforcement. It secondarily binds signatory states to enforce the arbitration agreements on the basis of which awards under the Convention will be rendered. Despite its exceptionally wide adoption and its broad coverage, the New York Convention depends for its efficacy on the conduct of national actors, and national courts in particular. Depending on the view of international law prevailing in a given State, the Convention may require statutory implementation at the national level. Beyond that, the Convention requires of national courts an apt understanding of the principles and policies that underlie the Convention's various provisions. Through its in-depth coverage of the understandings of the Convention that prevail across national legal systems, the book gives practitioners and scholars a much-improved appreciation of the New York Convention "on the ground."

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  • Stone Sweet, A., and F. Grisel, The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2017.

    Stone Sweet, A., and F. Grisel, The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2017.

    The development of international arbitration as an autonomous legal order is one of the most remarkable stories of institution building at the global level over the past century. Today, transnational firms and states settle their most important commercial and investment disputes not in courts, but in arbitral centres, a tightly networked set of organizations that compete with one another for docket, resources, and influence. In this book, the authors show that international arbitration has undergone a self-sustaining process of institutional evolution that has steadily enhanced arbitral authority. This judicialization process was sustained by the explosion of trade and investment, which generated a steady stream of high stakes disputes, and the efforts of elite arbitrators and the major centres to construct arbitration as a viable substitute for litigation in domestic courts. For their part, state officials (as legislators and treaty makers), and national judges (as enforcers of arbitral awards), have not just adapted to the expansion of arbitration; they have heavily invested in it, extending the arbitral order's reach and effectiveness. Arbitration's very success has, nonetheless, raised serious questions about its legitimacy as a mode of transnational governance. The book provides a clear causal theory of judicialization using original data and analysis, and a broad, relatively non-technical overview of the evolution of the arbitral order. Each chapter compares international commercial and investor-state arbitration, across clearly specified measures of judicialization and governance. Topics include: the evolution of procedures; the development of precedent and the demand for appeal; balancing in the public interest; legitimacy debates and proposals for systemic reform

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  • Kidane, W.L., The Culture of International Arbitration, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2017.

    Kidane, W.L., The Culture of International Arbitration, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2017.

    Although international arbitration has emerged as a credible means of resolution of transnational disputes involving parties from diverse cultures, the effects of culture on the accuracy, efficiency, fairness, and legitimacy of international arbitration is a surprisingly neglected topic within the existing literature. The Culture of International Arbitration fills that gap by providing an in-depth study of the role of culture in modern day arbitral proceedings. It contains a detailed analysis of how cultural miscommunication affects the accuracy, efficiency, fairness, and legitimacy in both commercial and investment arbitration when the arbitrators and the parties, their counsel and witnesses come from diverse legal traditions and cultures. The book provides a comprehensive definition of culture, and methodically documents and examines the epistemology of determining facts in various legal traditions and how the mixing of traditions influences the outcome. By so doing, the book demonstrates the acute need for increasing cultural diversity among arbitrators and counsel while securing appropriate levels of cultural competence. To provide an accurate picture, Kidane conducted interviews with leading international jurists from diverse legal traditions with first-hand experience of the complicating effects of culture in legal proceedings. Given the insights and information on the rules and expectations of the various legal traditions and their convergence in modern day international arbitration practice, this book challenges assumptions and can offer a unique and useful perspective to all practitioners, academics, policy makers, students of international arbitration.

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  • Möckesch, A., Attorney-Client Privilege in International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017.

    Möckesch, A., Attorney-Client Privilege in International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017.

    Attorney-client privilege is often invoked as a defence in international arbitration proceedings however the participants often have very different expectations regarding the applicable privilege standard, as national attorney-client privilege laws vary widely between jurisdictions. This is complicated by the fact that institutional arbitral rules do not include provisions on the scope of attorney-client privilege, nor do they outline the conflict of laws issues determining the applicable national privilege law. The applicable level of privilege is therefore left to the discretion of the arbitral tribunal. Drawing on interviews with more than thirty leading international arbitration practitioners and extensive academic research, this book is the first of its kind to provide clear guidance to arbitral tribunals regarding the determination of the applicable attorney-client privilege standard. It compares attorney-client privilege in key common and civil law jurisdictions, analyses precedent from previous tribunals, and finally sets out proposed changes to the legal framework governing this area.

     

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  • Fan Yang, Foreign-Related Arbitration in China: Commentary and Cases (2 Vols.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2016.

    Fan Yang, Foreign-Related Arbitration in China: Commentary and Cases (2 Vols.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2016.

    This overview and analysis of current arbitration law and practice in mainland China offers critical analysis of significant Chinese arbitration law materials and key cases decided by the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It also provides the full texts of around two hundred decisions of the Supreme People's Court of the PRC dating from 1990 to 2013, with enclosures of lower People's Courts' decisions presented in a systematic fashion. The analysis not only highlights the importance of the materials, judicial interpretations and key cases, but also enables readers to read mainland Chinese statutes, judiciary interpretations and cases independently and confidently.

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  • Ashford, P., The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration: A Guide, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2016.

    Ashford, P., The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration: A Guide, Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.

    The guidelines on party representation are one of three key publications published by the IBA and are commonly referred to or adopted as good practice in international arbitration. This user-friendly handbook to the guidelines will benefit the understanding and practical application of arbitration protocol in the legal community. Written by a respected and experienced arbitration practitioner, this is a companion volume to The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration and combines commentary from the drafting committee, additional analysis of the guidelines and tabular comparative material addressing the interaction with Major Professional Conduct Rules and Major Institutional Rules.

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  • Brekoulakis, S., J. Lew, and L. Mistelis (eds.), The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration, Alphen aan den Rijn, Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

    Brekoulakis, S., J. Lew, and L. Mistelis (eds.), The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration, Alphen aan den Rijn, Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

    This publication presents a detailed overview of the current status of arbitration law, practice, jurisprudence, and scholarship. The School of International Arbitration of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London celebrated its thirtieth anniversary in April 2015 with a major conference featuring presentations by thirty-five international arbitration practitioners and scholars from many countries representing a variety of legal systems. This volume has emerged from that conference. What is striking is not only the range and diversity of the topics examined but also the emergence of new subjects for examination, demonstrating that arbitration law and practice do not stand still but are constantly evolving.

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  • Goeler, J. von, Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration and its Impact on Procedure, Alphen aan den Rijn, Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

    Goeler, J. von, Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration and its Impact on Procedure, Alphen aan den Rijn, Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

    Pursuing international arbitration proceedings can be costly. As a result, it is becoming increasingly common for parties to transfer the costs and risks associated with international arbitration disputes to third-party funders. In recent years, institutional speciality providers of capital for dispute resolution litigation funders - have entered the market for international arbitration daims. International arbitral procedures involving parties supported by litigation funders and other third-party funders have become a reality - one that has left many in the arbitration community puzzled until now. In this book, the author describes and analyses the role of third-party funding, notably litigation funding, in the context of international arbitration, taking into account contractual, industry-related, economic, empirical, ethical, regulatory, and procedural aspects. The book's focus is on procedure - that is, to examine which issues are likely to arise in the course of international arbitral proceedings involving funded parties, and to provide guidance on how these issues can be solved.

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  • Schaffstein, S., Doctrine of "Res Judicata" before International Commercial Arbitral Tribunals, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016.

    Schaffstein, S., Doctrine of "Res Judicata" before International Commercial Arbitral Tribunals, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016.

    Today, international commercial disputes regularly involve multiple parties, contracts, and issues. As a result, the number of disputes that are tried in two or more different forums has increased, giving rise to difficult issues regarding the conclusive and preclusive effects of prior judgments or awards. As a result, the doctrine of res judicata , which requires that a final decision by a court or arbitral tribunal be conclusive and that it should not be re-litigated, is of increasing significance. Dr Silja Schaffstein provides the first practical and comprehensive guidelines for matters of res judicata for international commercial arbitration practitioners. The work sets out the transnational principles in the form of guidelines for international arbitrators.

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  • Fouret, J., Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards, London, Globe Law and Business, 2015.

    Fouret, J., Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards, London, Globe Law and Business, 2015.

    The growth in cross-border investments in an increasingly globalised economy means that there are more international disputes between foreign investors and states than ever before. Investment treaty arbitration has thus become the preferred dispute resolution mechanism for resolving disputes with a state relating to foreign investment. However, securing a final arbitral award in this context is often only the beginning of a complicated process in enforcing arbitral awards against sovereigns and state entities. Spearheaded by leading arbitration practitioner Julien Fouret at Castaldi Mourre in Paris, this new title brings together more than 30 experts to provide both substantive analysis of recurring issues at the enforcement stage of awards and practical perspectives on how to enforce an award based on investment treaties. It explores enforcement issues ranging from the specificities of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes mechanism to the enforcement of interim relief and the issues of sovereign immunity and state entities; and addresses the means to enforce these types of award in practice.Valuable jurisdiction-specific information is provided for over 25 states, including coverage of the applicable international and domestic legal frameworks and reviews of the most recent practices. Whether you are an arbitration lawyer in private practice or a user of investment treaty arbitration, this title will provide you with holistic, practical and theoretical insight on the last and most important step of an arbitral process against a state or state entity.

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  • Garcia-Bolivar, O., and H. Otero (eds.), Recognition and Enforcement of International Commercial Arbitral Awards in Latin America: Law, Practice and Leading Cases, Leiden, Brill Nijhoff, 2015.

    García-Bolívar, O., and H. Otero (eds.), Recognition and Enforcement of International Commercial Arbitral Awards in Latin America: Law, Practice and Leading Cases, Leiden, Brill Nijhoff, 2015.

    The editors of the book present a country-by-country review of the law, arbitral practice and leading cases on the recognition and enforcement of international commercial arbitral awards in the region. In a global economy where arbitration has become standard for dispute resolution between commercial entities of different nationalities, the enforcement of international commercial arbitral awards in local jurisdictions is the ultimate bottom-line. Yet even with international conventions in place to facilitate the process, practical information on how Latin American courts enforce international commercial arbitral awards is limited. Organized by country, each chapter provides a relevant overview and guide to the substantive and procedural practice in the jurisdiction. In contrast to other sources of information and databases, the book provides excerpts of leading cases, analyses of relevant laws and international treaties and descriptions of local practice.

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  • Euler, D. (et al.) (eds.), Transparency in International Investment Arbitration: A Guide to the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration, Cambridge University Press, 2015.

    Euler, D. (et al.) (eds.), Transparency in International Investment Arbitration: A Guide to the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration, Cambridge University Press, 2015.

    The topic of transparency in international investment arbitration is gaining increasing attention. This in-depth commentary analyses the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration, one of the most recent and innovative developments in international law. Focusing on the application of these rules, contributors analyse the issue of transparency in investment law more broadly and provide in-depth guidance on how to apply the UNCITRAL transparency rules. Chapters encompass all treaty-based disputes between investors and state, examining the perspectives of disputing parties, third parties, non-disputing state parties and arbitral tribunals. The contributors each have a strong background in investment arbitration, in both professional practice and academia.

     

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  • Rogers, C.A., Ethics in International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014.

    Rogers, C.A., Ethics in International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014.

    International arbitration is a remarkably resilient institution, but many unresolved and largely unacknowledged ethical quandaries lurk below the surface. Globalisation of commercial trade has increased the number and diversity of parties, counsel, experts and arbitrators, which has in turn lead to more frequent ethical conflicts just as procedures have become more formal and transparent.  The predictable result is that ethical transgressions are increasingly evident and less tolerable. Despite these developments, regulation of various actors in the systemarbitrators, lawyers, experts, third-party funders and arbitral institutionsremains ambiguous and often ineffectual. Ethics in International Arbitration systematically analyses the causes and effects of these developments as they relate to the professional conduct of arbitrators, counsel, experts, and third-party funders in international commercial and investment arbitration.  This work proposes a model for effective ethical self-regulation, meaning regulation of professional conduct at an international level and within existing arbitral procedures and structures. The work draws on historical developments and current trends to propose analytical frameworks for addressing existing problems and reifying the legitimacy of international arbitration into the future.

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  • Daly, B.W. (et al.), A Guide to the PCA Arbitration Rules, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014.

    Daly, B.W. (et al.), A Guide to the PCA Arbitration Rules, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014.

    This is a guide to and commentary on the new procedural rules for arbitration adopted by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in December 2012. The PCA is a unique arbitral institution - an intergovernmental organization counting over one hundred member states - with a rapidly growing annual caseload of arbitrations involving various combinations of states, state entities, intergovernmental organizations, and private parties. The 2012 PCA Rules are the most recent set of arbitral rules from any institution, and constitute a consolidation of four sets of PCA Rules drafted in the 1990s, and updated in light of PCA experience and the revision of other procedural regimes. They include special provisions adapted to arbitrations involving public entities and a number of novel provisions drafted on the basis of the PCA's experience administering arbitrations. In recent years, the PCA caseload has expanded to the extent that the total amount in dispute in PCA cases is estimated to be greater than that in any other arbitral institution, increasing the need for a comprehensive guide to arbitration under its auspices. This text benefits from the unparalleled insights of its three co-authors, all of whom are PCA lawyers, one of whom is the Deputy Secretary-General of the PCA, and a member of the drafting committee for the 2012 PCA Rules. An introductory chapter, describing the mandate for the revised rules from the PCA member states, as well as the drafting process itself, is followed by a rule-by-rule analysis following the familiar structure of the rules themselves. This analysis is split into four sections: the introductory rules; the composition of the arbitral tribunal; arbitral proceedings; and the award. The comprehensive appendices are intended to reduce the need for recourse to other materials and provide a stand-alone resource.

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