International Commercial Arbitration - Brand


Assignment:    Aug. 28           Introduction to International Arbitration

 Readings:        Born, 1-44 (Chapter 1); New York Convention (Annex I)

Be ready to answer the following questions:

       -How is consent to arbitration demonstrated?

       -Which is better: a short arbitration clause or a detailed arbitration clause?  Why?

       -What is a “pathological arbitration clause?”

       -When should you choose institutional arbitration and when should you choose ad hoc arbitration?

        -How is an arbitration proceeding different from a court proceeding?

        -Does arbitration block access to justice by preventing a court from hearing the case?

         -How is enforcing an arbitral award different from enforcing a judicial decision?

         -Is it different for foreign and domestic arbitration?