International Arbitration: Law and Practice
Author: Gary Born
Year: June 2021
International Arbitration provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the basic principles and legal doctrines, and the practice, of international arbitration. The book contains a systematic, but concise, treatment of all aspects of the arbitral process, including international arbitration agreements, international arbitral proceedings and international arbitral awards. The Third Edition has been comprehensively updated to include recent legislative amendments, judicial decisions and arbitral awards. Among other things, the book provides a detailed treatment of the New York Convention, the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, all leading institutional arbitration rules (including ICC, SIAC, LCIA, AAA and others), the ICSID Convention and ICSID Arbitration Rules, and judicial decisions from leading jurisdictions.
The book emphasizes on introducing the fundamental legal principles and customary practices in international arbitration, including the following:
- legal framework of international arbitration;
- formation, validity and interpretation;
- non-signatory, procedural, multi-party and multi-contract issues;
- selection and removal of arbitrators;
- disclosure and evidence-taking;
- confidentiality and transparency; and
- legal representatives and professional responsibility
This highly regarded work that addresses both international commercial arbitration and the related fields of investment and state-to-state arbitration is essential reading for any student of international arbitration and guides practitioners through the entire arbitral process, beginning with drafting, enforcing and interpreting international arbitration agreements, to selecting arbitrators and conducting arbitral proceedings, to recognizing, implementing and seeking to annul arbitral awards.