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Arbitration of International Business Disputes
  • Edition :
    Second Edition
  • Publisher :
    Oxford University Press
  • Author :
    William W. Park
  • ISBN :
    9780199657131
  • Year of publishing :
    2012
  • Format :
    Hardback
  • Pages :
    904
  • Collection of significant and timeless articles by William W. (Rusty) Park, a leading scholar in international commercial arbitration
  • Fully revised and updated to enhance relevance to international arbitration lawyers
  • Examines some of the most salient issues in cross-border business dispute resolution of the last thirty years, many of which remain subject to controversy
  • An essential text for serious arbitration academics and practitioners alike

New to this edition
  • Twelve new essays based on recent articles
  • New chapter which draws together key themes from current debates on the future of arbitration
  • Fully revised to take into account contemporary developments
Arbitration of International Business Disputes 2nd edition is a fully revised and updated anthology of essays by Rusty Park, a leading scholar in international arbitration and a sought-after arbitrator for both commercial and investment treaty cases. This collection focuses on controversial questions in arbitration of trade, financial, and investment disputes.

The essays address some of the most interesting topics in cross-border business dispute resolution, many of which have endured over several decades and remain subject to radically different views. Examples include the proper role of judicial review, the allocation of jurisdictional tasks, evolution of arbitration's statutory and treaty framework, free trade and bilateralinvestment agreements, and the balance between fixed rules and arbitral discretion.

The book is structured around three themes: arbitration's legal framework; the conduct of arbitral proceedings; and a comparison of arbitration in specific fields such as finance, intellectual property, and taxation. In each of these areas, analysis includes the tensions between fairness and efficiency, and the accurate application of substantive law as well as the implications of mandatory procedural norms.

Augmented by more than a dozen new contributions and a revised introduction, this 2nd edition retains all of its earlier practical and scholarly relevance, and includes a Foreword by V. V. (Johnny) VeederQC.
Readership: International arbitration practitioners worldwide, and academics, as well as students at all levels.