Practitioners Handbook on International Commercial Arbitration

Hardcover | January 15, 2010

EditorFrank-Bernd Weigand

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The Practitioner's Handbook on International Commercial Arbitration provides concise country reports on important jurisdictions for international arbitral proceedings, as well as commentaries on well-known arbitration rules which are frequently incorporated in international legal agreements.Most international commercial contracts now include an arbitration clause as an alternative to resolving disputes in the state courts.This second edition of the Practitioner's Handbook includes newly updated country chapters, expanded international coverage and commentary on the most important arbitration rules worldwide. It is written by world-leading arbitration practitioners and academics and combines a practical approach within-depth legal research and analysis of important national and international case law. The book is unique in its coverage, providing uniformly designed country reports and thorough commentaries on internationally recognized arbitration rules in just one volume. There are individual chapters for thefollowing countries: Austria, Belgium, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, USA. Each country report covers: jurisdiction, the tribunal, arbitration procedure, the award, amendments and challenge to the award, liability of arbitrators and enforcementof national awards; and provides details of national arbitration laws, arbitral institutions in the jurisdiction, model arbitration clauses and a bibliography, including a list of key judicial decisions.The first edition was reviewed as "an outstanding book" and "an extremely useful tool". The work is an indispensable one-stop reference point for lawyers drafting international arbitration clauses or handling arbitration proceedings in different countries.

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The Practitioner's Handbook on International Commercial Arbitration provides concise country reports on important jurisdictions for international arbitral proceedings, as well as commentaries on well-known arbitration rules which are frequently incorporated in international legal agreements.Most international commercial contracts now i...

Frank-Bernd Weigand is a partner in his law firm Skorczyk and Weigand, Rechtsanwalte, at which he concentrates on national and international arbitration. In addition, he has taught international arbitration at the renowned Bucerius Law School. After first practising at a Munich law firm, Dr Weigand joined ESSO Germany's legal departme...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1888 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Frank-Bernd Weigand: Introduction2. Christoph Liebscher: Austria3. Hans van Houtte: Belgium4. Michael Moser and John Choong: China5. Miranda Karali and Jane Ballantyne: England6. Emmanuel Gaillard: France7. Inka Hanefeld: Germany8. Mauro Rubino-Sammartano: Italy9. Gerard Meijer and Vesna Lazic: Netherlands10. Christopher Lau: Singapore11. Johann von Pachelbel and Robin Oldenstam: Sweden12. Pierre Karrer and Peter Straub: Switzerland13. Peter Bowman Rutledge, Rachael Kent and Christian Henel: USA14. Marianne Roth: UNCITRAL Model Law15. Michael Buhler, Sigvard Jarvin and Oona Ban: ICC Arbitration Rules16. James Castello: UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules17. Martin Gusy, James Hosking and Franz Schwarz: ICDR International Arbitration Rules18. Loukas Mistelis and Julian DM Lew: LCIA Rules