This unique guide to the practice of international arbitration is an enjoyable and essential read. Anticipating just about every question likely to arise in an arbitration (and some less likely ones too), Pierre Karrer shares his practical insight from his career as a leading arbitrator.
Presented in a question and answer format, Introduction to International Arbitration Practice, 1001 Questions and Answers, contains useful examples and real life anecdotes. The Appendix contains 22 of the author’s own templates and checklists, including a comprehensive Procedural Order No.1 and Procedural Timetable, ensuring that this will be a frequently used and practical guide for anyone involved in international arbitration.
Addressing all areas, including chapters on the history and philosophy of international arbitration, Pierre Karrer offers valuable insight into the following: ;
- preparing Procedural Order No. 1
- overcoming language difficulties
- how to organize an efficient hearing
- instructing interpreters
- instructing fact witnesses
- how to spot a lying witness
- when and how to argue the law
- how to draft awards
- dealing with dissenting arbitrators
- removal or replacement of arbitrators
- handling personal challenges
- costs submissions
Introduction to International Arbitration Practice, 1001 Questions and Answers is a remarkable and unprecedented guide to the practice of international arbitration. Combining academic theory and wise guidance it is a useful tool for anyone involved in international arbitration.
About the Author
Introduction: International Contracts and Dispute Resolution
Chapter 1 Arbitration Agreement and Applicable Law Clause.
Chapter 2 Performing International Contracts, Pre-arbitration Problems.
Chapter 3 Setting Up the Arbitral Tribunal.
Chapter 4 Initial Steps in an Arbitration.
Chapter 5 Written Submissions, Evidence.
Chapter 6 Hearing.
Chapter 7 Deliberation and Award.
Chapter 8 Judicial Remedies at the Seat.
Chapter 9 Enforcement of Awards in the Country of Enforcement.
Chapter 10 History of Arbitration.
Chapter 11 Philosophy of Arbitration.
ANNEXES: ANNEX (A) Our Arbitration Team, and Theirs, Internal Party Worksheet.
ANNEX (B) First Letter from Co-arbitrators to Parties on Appointment of Presiding Arbitrator.
ANNEX (C) Letter from Co-arbitrators to Parties after Having Found a Presiding Arbitrator Candidate.
ANNEX (D) First Letter of the Presiding Arbitrator Candidate to the Co-arbitrators.
ANNEX (E) Letter of the Presiding Arbitrator to Co-arbitrators Re the Draft “Three Documents”.
ANNEX (F) First Letter of the Arbitral Tribunal to the Parties.
ANNEX (G) Cover Letter to Parties for the Arbitral Tribunal’s First Draft Terms of Reference.
ANNEX (H) ICC Terms of Reference or Constitution Order.
ANNEX (I) Cover Letter to Parties for First Draft Procedural Timetable.
ANNEX (J) Procedural Timetable.
ANNEX (K) Cover Letter to Parties for First Draft of Procedural Order No. 1.
ANNEX (L) Procedural Order No. 1.
ANNEX (M) Challenge of Arbitrators.
ANNEX (N) Instructions to Our Fact Witnesses.
ANNEX (O) Instructions to Tribunal-Appointed Expert.
ANNEX (P) Correspondence Preparing for Experts’ Hearing.
ANNEX (Q) Checklist for Hearing Rooms.
ANNEX (R) A Few Tables of Contents of Awards.