Our international arbitration practice is delighted to announce the publication of the second edition of its Global Guide to International Arbitration.

The expanded guide includes an overview of the main characteristics of international arbitration (including investment treaty arbitration) and enforcement under the New York Convention, together with a summary of the specific approach adopted in some of the major arbitration regions around the world (China – Mainland, China – Hong Kong, England and Wales, France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United States), covering:

  • Applicable legislation
  • Validity requirements for arbitration agreements
  • Disputes incapable of being referred to arbitration
  • Default language and place of arbitration
  • Selection and challenge of arbitrators
  • How to determine the applicable substantive law 
  • Confidentiality