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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


From Contract to Public Law

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with an outline of the methodology that is used to distinguish ‘public’ from ‘private’ in international arbitration, and an elaboration of underlying assumptions regarding ... More


International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law—an Introduction

Stephan W. Schill

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the conceptual foundations of the book. It points to the need to develop new conceptual approaches to remedy discontents that have emerged in relation to ... More


Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Gus Van Harten

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The recent explosion of investment treaty arbitration marks a major transformation of both international and public law, above all because of the manner in which states have delegated core powers of ... More


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


Approaches and Interpretations

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how investment treaty arbitrators have exercised their power. Four broad approaches emerge from the jurisprudence to date. Two of them emphasize a reciprocal legal framework in ... 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


Services

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Chambers bundled the activities of voice and places to meet with a range of other services. This chapter gives the first long-term and detailed analysis of how these evolved. It covers commercial ... 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


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


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


Recognition and Public Status

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

As voluntary bodies in Britain, Ireland, and America, chambers rely on the receptiveness of government. Public law systems, such as those in Europe, have automatic access, but lack independence of ... 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


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


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


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


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


Formalism and Efficiency

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter draws together the threads of the argument with respect to the question of what kind of regulation of contracts will best support markets. The argument challenges the conventional wisdom ... 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


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