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Choice-of-Law Rules

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

in Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the implications of the territorialized or internationalized nature of investment tribunals for their choice-of-law methodology. It examines choice-of-law rules as reflected in ... More


Territorialized and Internationalized Arbitration Tribunals

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

in Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief description of the arbitral process. It then examines delocalization theory and seat theory. This is followed by a discussion of the internationalized nature of ... More


Cultural Constraints on Arbitration Discourse

Maurizio Gotti

in Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Based on the analysis of arbitration laws from different countries, this chapter points out textual, conceptual, and stylistic discrepancies that arise in the process of establishing closer ... More


Concepts, Contexts and Procedures in Arbitration Discourse

Vijay K. Bhatia, Christopher N. Candlin, and Jan Engberg

in Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume is an attempt to address some legal discourse questions by contributing to the basic knowledge of legal language typically used in international commercial arbitration, and to suggest ... More


Translation in International Arbitration

Susan Šarčević

in Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Globalization and harmonization are dominant trends in international arbitration. As a result of the globalization of international trade, the number of international disputes submitted to ... 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


Business

David Cabrelli

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the recently enacted Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (‘the Act’) whose remit is to reform the main out-of-court mechanism for the resolution of commercial law disputes. The ... More


Toward a New Federal Law on Arbitration

Thomas E. Carbonneau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199965519
eISBN:
9780199366927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965519.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book endeavors to repair the long-standing problem of updating the official text of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). It aims to transform the FAA into a genuine national law of arbitration ... More


Features of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010

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/9781845861070.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides an overview of the main features of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010. It first considers the three founding principles of the Act: the first sets out the objective of ... More


Legal Development in Scotland

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/9781845861070.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides a historical overview of legal development in Scotland prior to the enactment of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010. It first considers Scotland's arbitration law, which was ... More


Vagueness and Indeterminacy in Law

Jan Engberg and Dorothee Heller

in Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Vagueness and indeterminacy in statutory texts create a dilemma in law. The basic assumption is that society must be governed by the rule of law and not on the basis of individual beliefs or actions. ... More


Implications of Legal Globalisation for Brazilian Legal Practice

Celina Frade

in Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes the implications of legal globalization in the context of Brazil, a Portuguese-speaking and civil law country, but one which is fully integrated into the global economy. It ... More


Towards Adopting an Appropriate Dispute Resolution Mechanism to Promote Investments to Enhance Energy Access in Africa

Paul Obo Idornigie

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Any development initiative in the energy sector will not only consider the legal framework for attracting such investment but the dispute resolution mechanisms also. Conventionally, the dispute ... More


INTRODUCTORY NOTE: PCA Arbitrations in 2018

Diego Mejía-Lemos

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2019

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197513552
eISBN:
9780197513576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513552.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Permanent Court of Arbitration administered 190 cases in 2018. These cases comprise 3 inter-state arbitrations, 112 investor-state arbitrations, and other 73 mixed arbitrations, involving various ... More


The New Federal Arbitration Law

Julius Henry Cohen and Kenneth Dayton

in Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197513248
eISBN:
9780197513279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513248.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This article focuses on the federal arbitration law. On February 12, 1925, President Calvin Coolidge signed the United States Arbitration Law, which became effective on January 1, 1926. This act ... More


Liechtenstein

Stefan Wenaweser

in International Trust Disputes, Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198832737
eISBN:
9780191932328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832737.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Trusts

Liechtenstein is the only continental European country to have adopted and codified the common law trust. The Liechtenstein trust (‘Treuhänderschaft’) was codified in 1926 in the Law on Persons ... More


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