This chapter discusses the parties to international arbitration agreements. Part I addresses the treatment of ‘parties’ in the New York Convention and national arbitration laws governing international commercial arbitration, and the ICSID Convention governing (many) investor-State arbitrations. Part II examines the theories under which affected others — that is, nonsignatories to an international arbitration agreement — might nonetheless be bound, likewise first in international commercial arbitration and then in investor-State arbitration. Finally, Part III discusses the available empirical evidence on the parties to international commercial arbitration and investor-State arbitration proceedings.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Drahozal: Parties and Affected Others: Signatories and Nonsignatories to International Arbitration Agreements
Christopher R. Drahozal (Univ. of Kansas - Law) has posted Parties and Affected Others: Signatories and Nonsignatories to International Arbitration Agreements (in Cambridge Compendium on International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, forthcoming). Here's the abstract: