The Guide aims to promote the uniform and effective interpretation and application of the New York Convention with a view to limit the risk that State practice might diverge from its spirit. The Guide will be presented to the Commission in July 2016.
The Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest represent the most comprehensive work to date defining the framework by which the impartiality of arbitration in the international arena can be most effectively assured.
The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration are inspired by the principle that party representatives should act with integrity and honesty and should not engage in activities designed to produce unnecessary delay or expense, including tactics aimed at obstructing the arbitration proceedings.
Arbitrator Intelligence (AI) collects from users and counsel unique quantitative and qualitative feedback about key features of arbitrator decisionmaking. Information is collected through the Arbitrator Intelligence Questionnaire (AIQ). Topics include timing and duration, case management and procedural orders, document disclosure, rulings on jurisdiction and interim relief, damages analysis, and legal methodologies. Data analytics from this information will provide parties and counsel critical insights about arbitrators’ track records to improve arbitrator selection and case strategy.
This checklist aims to assess the enforceability of a foreign arbitral award under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards of 1958 (“the New York Convention”). The enforcement might be denied if the answer to any of the 16 questions below turns out negative.
This website was created to host information on the implementation of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, signed in New York on 10 June 1958, with a view of promoting its uniform and effective application throughout the world.
The Arbitration Committee has prepared a guide to the law and practice of arbitration in more than 50 countries around the world. The material is intended as a high-level practical overview for practitioners and others seeking an introduction to arbitration in particular jurisdictions.