3rd Edition

International Arbitration: A Handbook

By Phillip Capper Copyright 2004
    208 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

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    This essential handbook on international arbitration has been updated to include a new chapter on investment treaty arbitration, detailing the kind of investments which are covered by investment treaties, persons to whom investment treaties apply, the rights commonly provided under investment treaties, ICSID arbitration and commonly encountered issues and practical considerations. Other additions to the latest edition include: multi-tiered arbitration clauses, confidentiality, interim measures and consumer arbitration.

    Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Applicable Laws and Rules Chapter 3. The Arbitration Agreement Chapter 4. ADR in International Arbitration Chapter 5. The Commencement of Arbitration and the Appointment of the Arbitral Tribunal Chapter 6. The Jurisdiction, Powers and Obligations of the Tribunal Chapter 7. The Proceedings Chapter 8. Awards Chapter 9. Recognition or Enforcement of Awards Chapter 10. Challenging or Resisting Enforcement of Awards Chapter 11. Investment Treaty Arbitration


    Phillip Capper is a partner in Lovells international law firm based in London, and head of its Engineering and Construction Projects practice. He has very substantial experience of international dispute resolution as arbitrator, advocate and adviser. He is a member of the ICC Commission on International Arbitration, and Director of the International Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. For the ICC he led the groups drafting suggested clauses for ICC arbitration and ADR, and for use with the ICC Rules for Expertise. Phillip is also Nash Professor of Engineering Law at King’s College, University of London, and a former Chairman of the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. He has edited this third edition prepared by a team of experienced practitioners from Lovells’ international arbitration practice.