This Guide comprisis international conventions, country reports and comparative analysis. It is meant to provide an overview on the global framework of international commercial arbitration, in particular the New York Convention, and gives a comprehensive insight into the laws of international arbitration for the world?s most important jurisdictions in the arena of international arbitration:
Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, England and Wales, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Swizerland, and the United States of America.
The book is divided into three parts:
1. Introduction on best practices in international arbitration
2. International conventions and treaties
3. country reports
The country reports focus on international arbitration, and, where applicable, point to specific rules applying to domestic arbitration in a specific jurisdiction.
Each country report follows a uniform structure on the following line:
II. The Arbitration Agreement
III. The Arbitral Tribunal and the Conduct of the Proceedings
Dr Stephan Balthasar is a leading practitioner in arbitration and member of the legal team of Allianz SE; the authors are experienced practitioners in arbitration from the countries covered by this Handbook.