International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements. Drafting and Enforcing, Fifth Edition

International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements. Drafting and Enforcing, Fifth Edition

International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements. Drafting and Enforcing, Fifth Edition

By Gary B. Born
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International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements: Drafting and Enforcing is a concise, practical primer on the fundamentals of drafting and enforcing international arbitration agreements and other dispute resolution clauses.

Key Features Include:

  • Discussion of practical reasons for international arbitration and forum selection clauses
  • Uncomplicated and concise guidance on drafting international arbitration and forum selection clauses
  • Do's and don't's for drafting
  • Model international arbitration and forum selection clauses that permit efficient and effective dispute resolution: more than 50 different model provisions
  • Ad hoc versus institutional arbitration clauses
  • Overview leading arbitral institutions (including ICC, SIAC, ICDR/AAA, LCIA, HKIAC, PCA, ICSID, WIPO, VIAC, DIS, NAI and CRCICA)
  • Overview of advantages and disadvantages of leading arbitral seats
  • Multi-tier dispute resolution provisions
  • Optional provisions for international arbitration and forum selection clauses (including arbitrator selection, arbitral procedure, costs of arbitration, provisional measures, waiver of annulment and currency of award)
  • Discussion of pathological arbitration clauses and commonly-encountered defects

And covers:

  • Updated extensively to address developments through June 2016
  • Key reference materials in easy-to-use appendices
ISBN: 9789041183880
Pages: 344
SKU: 9041183884
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Chapter 1 Planning for International Dispute Resolution

Chapter 2 Drafting International Forum Selection Clauses

Chapter 3 Drafting International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 4 Enforcing International Forum Selection Agreements

Chapter 5 Enforcing International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 6 Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign Judgments

Chapter 7 Recognizing and Enforcing International Arbitral Awards

Chapter 8 Drafting and Enforcing Choice-of-Law Clauses

Appendix A United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

Appendix B Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Appendix C UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (1985)

Appendix D UNCITRAL Model Law (2006 Revisions)

Appendix E UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as revised in 2010)

Appendix F International Arbitral Institutions

Appendix G Select Bibliography 

Appendix H Model Submission Agreement

Appendix I Model Institutional Arbitration Clauses

Appendix J Representative International Arbitration Clauses


Gary Born is universally regarded as one of the world's preeminent authorities on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He is Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and has served as counsel in over 600 arbitrations, including several of the largest arbitrations in ICC and ad hoc history. He has sat as arbitrator in more than 200 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations.

Mr. Born is ranked by peers and clients as one of the leading international arbitration practitioners in the world. Among many accolades, he received the GAR inaugural “Advocate of the Year” award, the Client Choice award for “Best International Arbitration Practitioner” in 2012 and 2014 and the inaugural Best Lawyers “London Arbitration and Mediation Lawyer of the Year” award. He is one of only two practitioners globally to achieve “starred” status for international arbitration in Chambers and Partners’ guides and the sole practitioner in London.

Mr. Born has published a number of leading works on international arbitration, international litigation and other forms of dispute resolution. He is the author of International Commercial Arbitration (Second Edition, Kluwer 2014), the leading treatise in the field, which has received the American Society of International Law's Certificate of Merit for High Technical Craftsmanship and OGEMID's Book of the Year award for 2009. He is an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Tsinghua University, Beijing, and teaches regularly at law schools in Europe, Asia and North America.

Mr. Born is President of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Court of Arbitration, a member of the International Advisory Board of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), a member of the International Arbitration Committee of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), a member of the Global Advisory Board of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), and a member of the Jerusalem Arbitration Center's Court of Arbitration.

He is a member of the American Law Institute and of the Board of Trustees of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law. He has served on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law, the Advisory Committee of the ALI's Restatement of US International Arbitration Law, the Advisory Committee of the ALI Restatement of US Foreign Relation Law (Fourth) and as co-chair of the ABA International Section, Committee on International Aspects of Litigation.

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