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Norms Arising from the Values Shared by International Commercial Arbitrators

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter describes aspects of international arbitration culture that arise from the values shared by international arbitrators. It identifies four categories of social norms that correspond to ... More


Limits of Commercial Investor-State Arbitration: The Need for Appellate Review

Jacques Werner

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explains why investor-state arbitration is often wrongfully likened to international commercial arbitration among private parties. Investor-state arbitrations involve not only private ... More


Does International Commercial Arbitration Provide Efficient Contract Enforcement Institutions For International Trade?

Thomas Dietz

in International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arbitration is considered legally superior to litigation in state courts. This widely shared understanding is not necessarily wrong, but the institutional analysis adopted in this chapter proves it ... More


Choice of the Proper law

Hong-Lin Yu

in Commercial Arbitration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains the importance of proper law in arbitration, especially in ensuring a speedy resolution of the dispute. It first considers the importance of proper law from three aspects: the ... More


Norms Arising from the Institutional Structure of International Commercial Arbitration

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter describes aspects of international arbitration culture that arise from the institutional structure of the international arbitration system. It identifies three categories of social norms ... More


The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Joshua D H Karton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This study proposes a theory of international arbitration culture, tests this theory against real-world outcomes, and uses it to make predictions about the contract law principles that international ... More


International Commercial Arbitration, Transnational Governance, and the New Constitutionalism

A. Claire Cutler

in International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the institutional, jurisprudential, and normative foundations of the international commercial arbitration and investor-state regimes. Adopting a critical political economy ... More


Mapping and Assessing the Rise of International Commercial Arbitration in the Globalization Era: An Introduction

Walter Mattli and Thomas Dietz

in International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter seeks to map and assess the rise of international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration in the era of globalization. Section 1 presents four principal models or theoretical ... More


Private Justice, Public Policy: The Constitutionalization of International Commercial Arbitration

Moritz Renner

in International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arbitration has become the accepted method of resolving cross-border disputes in international commerce. Commercial actors prefer arbitration over litigation because they consider the arbitral ... More


Party Autonomy and its Restrictions

Hong-Lin Yu

in Commercial Arbitration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the principle of party autonomy in arbitration. The principle of party autonomy is manifested in the parties' freedom in designing the arbitration procedures to suit their ... More


Procedural Law

Hong-Lin Yu

in Commercial Arbitration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains the role of procedural law in arbitration. Aside from the arbitrators, the language, and the substantive law, the principle of party autonomy affords the parties to arbitration ... More


Commercial Arbitration

Hong-Lin Yu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides a practical guide to the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 together with comparative international case studies. It provides a thorough analysis of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act ... More


Introduction

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore two discrete subjects whose relationship is acknowledged but often underappreciated: contract law and international ... More


Arbitration Agreement

Hong-Lin Yu

in Commercial Arbitration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides an overview of the nature of arbitration agreements. An arbitration agreement between the parties is regarded as a contract which expressly states the parties' wish to have ... More


Pressure for Transparency and the Use of Arbitration Mechanisms in International Economic Dispute Resolution

Joanna Jemielniak

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190647759
eISBN:
9780190647766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190647759.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This article examines the increased push for transparency in resolution of international economic disputes. It explores its connection with forum shopping and parallel proceedings across the fields ... More


International Commercial Arbitration and Investment Treaty Arbitration: Analogies and Differences

Piero Bernardini

in Practising Virtue: Inside International Arbitration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198739807
eISBN:
9780191802775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739807.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reflects on whether international arbitration can be analysed as part of one overarching framework or whether it is better seen in a more differentiated fashion. Addressing the basic ... More


Precedent and Appeal

Alec Stone Sweet and Florian Grisel

in The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739722
eISBN:
9780191802706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739722.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Precedent-based lawmaking enables and constrains the exercise of arbitral power, grounds discourse on the legitimacy of arbitral lawmaking and governance, and stokes demand for supervision and ... More


Studying International Arbitral Culture

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides some background to the cultural theory of international arbitral decision-making presented in the following two chapters. It sets out a definition of ‘culture’ as the term is ... More


Confidentiality

Hong-Lin Yu

in Commercial Arbitration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides an overview of confidentiality, one of the advantages of arbitration. It first explains the duty of confidentiality before turning to the provisions of the Arbitration ... More


Substantive Law Determinations in International Commercial Arbitration: The Legal Rules

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter lays out the rules of law that pertain to substantive law determinations in international commercial arbitration and shows how these differ from the rules that apply within national ... More


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