International Commercial Arbitration Volume I: International Arbitration Agreements

International Commercial Arbitration Volume I: International Arbitration Agreements

International Commercial Arbitration Volume I: International Arbitration Agreements

By Gary B. Born
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Kluwer Law International
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The second edition of Gary Born’s International Commercial Arbitration is an authoritative 4,000 page treatise, providing the most comprehensive commentary and analysis, on all aspects of the international commercial arbitration process that is available.

Volume I, covering International Arbitration Agreements, provides a comprehensive discussion of international commercial arbitration agreements. It includes chapters dealing with the legal framework for enforcing international arbitration agreements; the separability presumption; choice of law; formation and validity; nonarbitrability; competence-competence and the allocation of jurisdictional competence; the effects of arbitration agreements; interpretation and non-signatory issues.





ISBN: 9789041152206
Pages: 1600
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Chapter 1 Overview of International Commercial Arbitration

Part I International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 2 Legal Framework for International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 3 International Arbitration Agreements and Separability Presumption

Chapter 4 Choice of Law Governing International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 5 Formation, Validity and Legality of International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 6 Nonarbitrability and International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 7 International Arbitration Agreements and Competence-Competence

Chapter 8 Effects and Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 9 Interpretation of International Arbitration Agreements

Chapter 10 Parties to International Arbitration Agreements


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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