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

Authors: Hanna Abdou José Astigarraga Daniel Avila Francis Bellen Gautam Bhattacharyya M. Cristina Cárdenas Chloe J. Carswell Stephen Chan Jemma A. Collins Philip W. Danziger Marine de Bailleul Eduardo J. De la Peña Bernal James P. Duffy IV Lindsay East Alison Eslick Joyce Fong Peter Hardy Sujey S. Herrera Lucian Ilie Kohe Hasan Iris Kruse Michael S. Lazaroff Catherine Lewis Richard P. Lewis Lianjun Li Cheryl Yu Andrew Meads Rhys Monahan Michelle Nelson Belinda L. Paisley Peter Rosher Donald Sham Antoine K.F. Smiley Christian Thomas Stempfle Lisa A. Szymanski Nazanin Tajbakhsh Andrew Tetley William S. Weltman Lucy M. Winnington-Ingram Jody Wood

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