Handbook of UNCITRAL Arbitration 4th Edition

Handbook of UNCITRAL Arbitration 4th Edition

By Thomas H. Webster


$589.00 RRP

Date: 26/04/2023

Code: 9780414100213

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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The Handbook of UNCITRAL Arbitration presents a practical, rule by rule guide to the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, offering in-depth commentary, analysis and support materials as used in both commercial and investment arbitration. It reviews each stage of the UNCITRAL arbitration process, from the arbitration clause, through the arbitral proceedings, to the award.

New to edition:

  • Reflects the arbitral awards and state court decisions published in the last four years
  • Includes the 2016 UNCITRAL Notes on Organizing Arbitral Proceedings
  • Discusses the application of the various IBA Rules and Guidelines as reflected in the 2016 IBA Report on Soft Law
  • Covers current trends to manage arbitration procedure, in particular, bifurcation of issues
  • Features a table of challenge decisions regarding arbitrators rendered by institutions and courts
  • Focuses on the latest trends as to awarding of costs and for security for costs

Table of Contents

Part I - Commentary on the UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitration
Introductory remarks
A. Structure of the Handbook 

  • Part I: Commentary on the Rules and the Expedited     Arbitration Rules
  • Part II: Commentary on the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration/Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration
  • Part III: Supporting material 

B. Background to the Rules

  • Context of the Rules 

C.International ad hoc arbitration

  • Ad hoc and institutional arbitration 
  • Appointing authorities 

D. Current trends in international arbitration
E.  Further issues to be addressed

Introductory remarks for Section I: Introductory Rules
  • Article 1 Scope of Application
  • Article 2 Notice and Calculation of Periods of Time
  • Article 3 Notice of Arbitration
  • Article 4 Response to the Notice of Arbitration
  • Article 5 Representation and Assistance
  • Article 6 Designating and Appointing Authorities
Introductory remarks for Section II
  • Article 7 Number of Arbitrators
  • Article 8 Appointment of arbitrators (articles 8 to 10)
  • Disclosures by and Challenge of Arbitrators (Articles 11 to 13)
  • Article 14 Replacement of an Arbitrator
  • Article 15 Repetition of hearings in the event of the replacement of an arbitrator
  • Article 16 Exclusion of liability
Introductory remarks with respect to Section III
  • Article 17 General Provisions
  • Article 18 Place of Arbitration
  • Article 19 Language
  • Article 20 Statement of Claim
  • Article 21 Statement of Defence
  • Article 22 Amendments to the Claim or Defence
  • Article 23 Pleas as to the Jurisdiction of the Arbitral Tribunal
  • Article 24 Further Written Statements
  • Article 25 Periods of Time
  • Article 26 Interim Measures
  • Article 27 Evidence
  • Article 28 Hearings
  • Article 29 Experts Appointed by the Arbitral Tribunal
  • Article 30 Default
  • Article 31 Closure of Hearings
  • Article 32 Waiver of Right to Object
Introductory remarks to Section IV
  • Article 33 Decisions
  • Article 34 Form and Effect of the Award
  • Article 35 Applicable Law, Amiable Compositeur
  • Article 36 Settlement or Other Grounds for Termination
  • Article 37 Interpretation of the Award
  • Article 38 Correction of the Award
  • Article 39 Additional Award
  • Article 40 Definition of Costs
  • Article 41 Fees and Expenses of Arbitrators
  • Article 42 Allocation of Costs
  • Article 43 Deposit of Costs
Part II - UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration
Introductory remarks 
  • Article 1(4) of the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 
  • Rules on Transparency 
  • The Convention on Transparency
Part III - Appendices and Supporting Material


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