The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of international arbitration across a variety of jurisdictions.

The level of uniformity in this area is a topic in itself as international arbitration continues to straddle the well-ingrained legal cultures of the globe. Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting international arbitration in a particular country and addresses topics such as the legal requirements of a valid arbitration agreement, the authority and obligations of arbitrators, the governing law and procedure, preliminary and interim relief, the rules of evidence and the enforcement of arbitral awards.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Michael Polkinghorne of White & Case LLP.

4th Edition | Published: November 2019

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Singapore has, in recent years, been playing a prominent role in international arbitration and has matured to be a leading arbitration hub in Asia and in the world. As a reputable seat for both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, Singapore was ranked in 2018 as the most preferred seat in international arbitration in Asia and …

Bulgaria

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Canada

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Chile

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Cyprus

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Ecuador

Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados

Egypt

Zulfic & Partners

France

Orrick Rambaud Martel

Germany

Clifford Chance

Greece

Calavros Law Firm – Filios – Babiniotis – Kloukinas

India

Singh & Associates

Indonesia

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Liechtenstein

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Malaysia

Ariff Rozhan & Co

Mexico

Ibañez Parkman y Asociados, S.C.

Nigeria

G. Elias & Co

Norway

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Philippines

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Saudi Arabia

Baker McKenzie

Singapore

K&L Gates Straits Law LLC

Switzerland

Niederer Kraft Frey AG

Taiwan

Lee, Tsai & Partners

UAE

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

United Kingdom

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

United States

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