Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Wautelet, Kruger, & Coppens: The Practice of Arbitration: Essays in Honour of Hans van Houtte

Patrick Wautelet (Univ. of Liège - Law), Thalia Kruger (Univ. of Antwerp - Law) & Govert Coppens (Univ. of Leuven - Law) have published The Practice of Arbitration: Essays in Honour of Hans van Houtte (Hart Publishing 2012). The table of contents is here. Here's the abstract:

This book offers a series of commentaries on noteworthy arbitral awards and court decisions on arbitration. All contributions focus on the practice of arbitration. Influential authors with proven arbitration experience share their insights on celebrated and less well-known cases, drawn from various countries, various arbitration institutions and including both commercial and investment arbitration.

This collection of essays celebrates the work and scholarship of Hans Van Houtte, who has been a professor of international commercial arbitration at the University of Leuven for more than 20 years. In addition to his widely -praised contribution to the theory of arbitration, Professor Van Houtte has built a long career in the practice of arbitration, presiding over a vast array of arbitratal tribunals and holding appointments to international tribunals, most recently as president of the Iran-US Claims Tribunal.