This law school casebook presents a comprehensive treatment of the legal issues involved in the use of arbitration. The first four chapters address issues that arise in private arbitration, that is, arbitration that is the product of an agreement between two contracting parties. The last chapter addresses issues that arise in court-ordered arbitration. Together they will give the student an understanding of arbitration law, and provide a foundation for legal practice, whether in alternative dispute resolution or in the civil justice system.
The Seventh Edition of this popular casebook has fully integrated the Supreme Court's latest decisions--Stolt-Nielsen, Rent-A-Center, AT&T Mobility, Granite Rock, Sutter, and the ground-breaking ruling in BG Group--into the coverage. The latest editions of the casebook boast a new organization that is more cohesive and better defines the issues of central importance to the U.S. and other laws of arbitration. The volume also includes a revised chapter ten that contains materials on drafting arbitration agreements. It can serve as a basis for a class workshop on drafting such agreements. The book's content and approach reflect a continuing thorough assessment of the field. The teaching materials are up-to-date and comprehensively assess the landmark work of the Supreme Court in the area.
Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry provides the first detailed review of multi-party arbitration in the international construction sector. Highly practical in approach, the detailed interpretation and assessment of the arbitration of multi-party disputes will facilitate understanding and decision making by arbitrators, clients and construction contractors.
International Commercial Arbitration tracks every phase of the international commercial arbitral process, including designing arbitration agreements, jurisdictional issues, policies with respect to arbitrability, choosing arbitrators, arbitral proceedings, professional ethics of arbitrators and counsel, conflicts of interest, control mechanisms, and enforcement of awards.
The third edition of this acclaimed scholarly book offers an up-to-date, critical overview of the law of foreign investment, incorporating a thorough and succinct analysis of the principles and standards of treatment available to foreign investors in international law. It is authoritative and multilayered, offering an analysis of the key issues and an insightful assessment of recent trends in the case law, from both developed and developing country perspectives. A major feature of the book is that it deals with the tension between the law of foreign investment and other competing principles of international law. In doing so, it proposes ways of achieving a balance between these principles and the need to protect the legitimate rights and expectations of foreign investors on the one hand, and the need not to restrict unduly the right of host governments to implement their public policy, including the protection of the environment and human rights, and the promotion of social and economic justice within the host country, on the other.
Lawyer, arbitrator, negotiator, author, educator, drafter, rapporteur andndash; for sixty years Pieter Sanders has been in the eye of the storm as during this period arbitration grew into the world's preferred method for the resolution of commercial disputes. No one is better qualified to assess the current worldwide condition and prospects of arbitration and conciliation, or to offer practical, insightful solutions to the problems confronting arbitration practice today. Quo Vadis Arbitration? will not disappoint the many lawyers, judges, legislators and businesspeople to whom it is addressed. Drawing on his wide and varied experience--and especially on the occasions when resourceful measures had to be taken in the absence of clear legal guidance--Professor Sanders presents cogent, well-reasoned arguments and recommendations for: the main issues which may arise in any arbitration a revision of the UNCITRAL Model Law a harmonisation of Rules on Conciliation and drafting a Model Law on Conciliation refining Codes of Ethics and Codes of Taking Evidence to strengthen bridges between cultural differences A list of the author's achievements is virtually a history of the development of international arbitration since the 1930s. With many warmly shared anecdotes of the conflicts, compromises and triumphs of pivotal meetings and conventions, Professor Sanders takes the reader behind the scenes for a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the complex and rewarding process that created this invaluable modern discipline. Quo Vadis Arbitration? also provides a masterful but simple exposition of the arbitral process, from the validity of the arbitration agreement to the means of recourse against the award. This is a book that will be warmly appreciated--and used--by arbitration specialists of any degree of expertise, anywhere in the world.
"Murray, Rau and Sherman's casebook provides detailed information on arbitration. The casebook provides the tools for fast, easy, on-point research. Part of the University Casebook Series, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for law study accompany the cases."--Publisher's website.