1st Edition

So you really want to be an Arbitrator?

By Mark Cato Copyright 1999
    246 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

    246 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

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    This text provides a concise overview of arbitration and offers guidance on the most important legal and practical questions which face the practitioner involved in an arbitration. The book includes:-

    • the applicability of the laws of individual countries; international conventions and bilateral treaties and their relevance to the arbitral process;
    • the arbitration agreement and how an enforceable agreement can be created and enforced, with reference to both institutional arbitration, such as governed by AAA, ICC and LCIA and ad-hoc arbitration;
    • and the arbitral process, from appointment of the tribunal to the award and its enforcement.

    The jurisdiction, powers and obligations of the tribunal are also examined in detail. The book also examines the role of UNCITRAL in overcoming the lack of unformity in the laws and rule relating to international commercial arbitration.

    Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Historical Chapter 3. What is Arbitration? Chapter 4. The Arbitrator’s Opening Shot Chapter 5. The Preliminary Meeting Chapter 6 . Rent Review Arbitrations Chapter 7. What is the Interlocutory Period? Chapter 8. More on the Arbitrator Chapter 9. The Court’s Role in Arbitral Proceedings Chapter 10. The Hearing Chapter 11. Wet Towel Time- Writing the Award Chapter 12. Costs Chapter 13. Agreed Award on Settlement Chapter 14. Post-Award Chapter 15. Other Forms of Dispute Resolution


    Professor D. Mark Cato, Chartered Surveyor and full time arbitrator. He is the founder president of the Arbitration Club and has written extensively on arbitration.