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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


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


COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION AND INVESTMENT ARBITRATION: FERTILE SOIL FOR FALSE FRIENDS?

Giuditta Cordero Moss

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter illustrates the risk of false friends in international arbitration by looking at one example of transplant from public international law into commercial law, and one from commercial ... More


1870–1876: The Franco-Prussian War, the WPA, and Arbitration

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.02
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On July 19, 1870, the Franco-Prussian War began. Rumours circulated that Napoleon III intended to invade Belgium, and the peace movement in Britain found itself having to counter a ‘strong, warlike ... More


International Arbitration Culture and Global Governance

Joshua Karton

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/9780198716723.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a cultural account of how and why international commercial arbitration has emerged as a form of global governance. After justifying its sociologically informed approach, it ... More


1889–1899: The Universal Peace Congresses, the Arms Race, and the Concert of Europe

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.05
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1889, the Conservative government in Britain launched a new programme of military shipbuilding that would set off an arms race. In the same year, however, nearly seventy international congresses ... 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


International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Walter Mattli and Thomas Dietz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Most literature on international arbitration is practice-oriented, technical, promotional, and largely serves as expansion of practice and advertisement. Outside analyses by non-participants are ... More


A Common Law of International Adjudication

Chester Brown

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206506
eISBN:
9780191709708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206506.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The proliferation of international courts and tribunals has given rise to several new issues affecting the administration of international justice. This book makes a significant contribution to ... 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


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


Human Rights and International Investment Arbitration

Reiner Clara and Schreuer Christoph

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/9780199578184.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of human rights in international investment arbitration, focusing on issues such as jurisdiction, applicable law, and invocation of human rights during proceedings. It ... More


Is the European Court of Human Rights an Alternative to Investor-State Arbitration?

Ursula Kriebaum

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/9780199578184.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses to what extent the EctHR can replace or complement international arbitration bodies, and under what conditions investors can and should file their claim at the ECtHR rather ... 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


Practising Virtue: Inside International Arbitration

David D. Caron, Stephan W. Schill, Abby Cohen Smutny, and Epaminontas E. Triantafilou (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198739807
eISBN:
9780191802775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739807.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

International arbitration has developed into a global system of adjudication, dealing with disputes arising from a variety of legal relationships: between states, between private commercial actors, ... More


The Evolution of International Arbitration: Delegation, Judicialization, Governance

Alec Stone Sweet and Florian Grisel

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/9780198716723.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

International arbitration is rapidly developing into a system of governance for transnational commerce and investment. This chapter analyzes the institutional evolution of the system in light of ... More


Hybrid Dispute Processing in Japan:: Linking Arbitration with Conciliation

Yasunobu Sato

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/9789622098510.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Based on arbitration practices in Japan, this chapter proposes the concept of hybrid dispute processing, which combines some of the basic dispute-processing elements such as conciliation, ... 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


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


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