For nearly three decades the international legal, business and academic communities have relied on theYearbook Commercial Arbitration for comprehensive coverage of the complex field of international commercial arbitration. With its reporting on developments in legislation and arbitral institutions, and its excerpts of arbitral awards and court decisions, Volume XXIX continues the Yearbook¿s tradition of providing topical information in special sections, covering: Awards from arbitral institutions not readily available elsewhere. Court decisions on arbitration, including: Canadian court decisions on awards made in connection with NAFTA Chapter 11 and US Supreme Court decisions on procedural issues, damages and the applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act. Arbitration rules from leading arbitral institutions, this year featuring: The new arbitration rules and code of ethics from the Arbitration Chamber of Milan, with an introduction by Rinaldo Sali. The New Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, introduced by Dr. Wolfgang Peter. The American Arbitration Association/American Bar Association¿s Code of Ethics for Arbitrators in Commercial Disputes, with an introduction by William K. Slate II. The Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Commercial Arbitration issued by the International Bar Association. The International Law Association=s resolution on public policy as a ground for refusing recognition or enforcement of international arbitral awards, introduced by Pierre Mayer and Audley Sheppard. Court Decisions on the leading international arbitration conventions, with: Excerpts of 72 court decisions applying the 1958 New York Convention from the national courts of 10 countries, including extensive coverage of recent decisions from the German courts. US decisions applying the 1975 Panama Convention. A Bibliography of recent books and journals on arbitration.
Edited by the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the world¿s leading organization representing practitioners and academics in the field, the Yearbook is a vital resource for anyone involved in the practice and study of international arbitration.