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Yves Derains

Yves Derains has over 40 years’ experience in arbitration. A former secretary general of the ICC Court, he was appointed chairman of the ICC Institute of World Business Law in 2010. At the time of his departure from the ICC, he joined the Canadian firm Phillips & Vineberg. Shortly afterwards in 1985, he founded Derains Gélinas & Associés, one of the first arbitration firms, which name would change into Derains & Associés in 1994 and eventually become Derains & Gharavi in 2009.

Yves Derains offers clients a double perspective through his long-standing experience as arbitrator and counsel. His skills are particularly highly regarded in Latin America, where he regularly conducts arbitrations in Spanish and Portuguese.

As former Chairman of the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage, Yves Derains is on the arbitrators’ lists of numerous arbitration institutions and speaks at conferences all over the world. He is co-author of the celebrated work, A Guide to the ICC Rules of Arbitration, 2nd Edition, with Eric Schwartz, Kluwer Law International, 2005, which has become a seminal text on the application and interpretation of the ICC Rules of Arbitration.

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Collection of ICC Arbitral Awards 1986-1990 / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales de la CCI 1986-1990

This second volume of the Collection of ICC Arbitral Awards contains the awards that have already been published between 1985 and 1990 in the Yearbook Commercial Arbitration , the Journal du Droit International (Clunet) and also in the International

Edited by By Sigvard Jarvin, Yves Derains, Jean...
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Collection of ICC Arbitral Awards 1974-1985 / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales de la CCI 1974-1985

This first volume of the Collection of ICC Arbitral Awards contains the awards that have already been published between 1974 and 1985 in the Yearbook Commercial Arbitration, the Journal du Droit International (Clunet) and also in the International Construction Law Review. In this volume (1974-1985...

Edited by By Sigvard Jarvin, Yves Derains
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Is Arbitration Only as Good as the Arbitrator? Status, Powers and Role of the Arbitrator

“An arbitration is only as good as the arbitrator”. This frequently used maxim acts as an invitation to use arbitration but also as a scarecrow warning users off arbitration. Disputing parties are of course free to choose their arbitration tribunal, which allows them to begin an...

Edited by Edited by Yves Derains, Laurent Levy
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Evaluation of Damages in International Arbitration

It is often said that an arbitral award is worth only as much as the ability to secure its enforceability. To the extent the vast majority of prayers for relief in arbitration are for money damages, an arbitral award granting damages is worth only as much as the ability to obtain payment...

Edited by Edited by Yves Derains, Richard H. Krein...
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