This comprehensive handbook provides the full range of clauses, forms and documents needed by practitioners in the course of arbitral proceedings as well as commentaries based on scientific principles and insider know-how with regard to arbitration in specific countries. The book encompasses all the different types of forms and documents needed from the beginning of arbitral proceedings right through to the issuing of the arbitral award, and as such will be an indispensable working instrument for practitioners. Furthermore, it includes expert and insightful commentary on the principles at work, and offers insider know-how on arbitration processes in specific countries, including the Asian countries (which are rapidly becoming important in the field of international arbitration). This is a handbook which will assist the practitioner - whether lawyer, counsel or arbitrator - to traverse the minefield of arbitral proceedings.
Nicole Conrad is Professor of Law and a practicing lawyer in Zug, Switzerland. Peter Munch is Professor of Commercial Law in Winterthur, Switzerland. Jonathan Black-Branch is Professor of International and Comparative Law at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
Introduction Part I Standard Clauses & Forms A Sample Clauses for International Arbitration Agreements 1. Necessary Elements 2. Recommended Elements 3. Optional Elements B Sample Forms and Documents for International Arbitration Proceedings Part II Specific Model Clauses & Forms C Arbitration Rules and Country Reports 1 UNCITRAL Rules 2 WIPO 3 ICC 4 Austria (VIAC) 5 China (CIETAC) 6 Dubai (DIAC) 7 England & Wales (LCIA) 8 Germany (DIS) 9 Hong Kong (HKIAC) 10 India (ICA) 11 Malaysia (KLRCA) 12 Singapore (SIAC) 13 Sweden (SCC) 14 Switzerland (Swiss Rules) Part III Alternative dispute resolution