Thursday, November 8, 2012

Born: International Arbitration: Law and Practice

Gary B. Born (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP) has published International Arbitration: Law and Practice (Wolters Kluwer 2012). Here's the abstract:

“International Arbitration: Law and Practice” provides a concise overview of the legal principles and practice of international arbitration. The book offers an accessible, straightforward introduction to the legal framework for international commercial arbitration, including discussions of international arbitration agreements, international arbitral procedures and international arbitral awards. It also provides an introduction to international investment arbitration, including a discussion of the ICSID Convention and issues arising under bilateral investment treaties, and state-to-state arbitration.

“International Arbitration: Law and Practice” also provides descriptions of the contemporary practice and tactics of international arbitration. Among other things, it addresses the drafting of arbitration clauses, selection and challenge of arbitrators, structure of arbitral proceedings, process of disclosure or discovery, witness preparation and testimony, conduct of evidentiary hearings and other key procedural steps in international arbitrations.