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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
International Commercial Arbitration in New York 2nd ed isbn 9780198753483

International Commercial Arbitration in New York

ISBN13: 9780199938612
New Edition ISBN: 9780198753483
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press USA
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2010)
Price: Out of print
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780195375626

New York is a leading venue for international commercial arbitration, home to the headquarters for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the international branch of the American Arbitration Association, and many leaders in the international arbitration field. New York also serves as the locus of several prominent arbitration firms' central offices.

International Commercial Arbitration in New York focuses on the distinctive aspects of international arbitration in New York. Serving as an essential strategic guide, this book allows practitioners to represent clients more effectively in cases where New York is implicated as either the place of arbitration or evidence or assets are located in New York.

This collaborative work boasts contributors of pre-eminent stature in the arbitration field. Each chapter elucidates a vital topic, including the existing New York legal landscape, drafting considerations for clauses designating New York as the place of arbitration, and material and advice on selecting arbitrators. The book also covers a series of topics at the intersection of arbitral process and the New York courts, including jurisdiction, enforcing arbitration agreements, and obtaining preliminary relief and discovery.

Class action arbitration, challenging and enforcing arbitral awards, and biographical materials on New York-based international arbitrators is also included, making this a comprehensive, valuable resource for practitioners.

  • The editors are two well-respected arbitration experts, who have gathered together the authorities in the field to address the most important topics for a lawyer involved in commercial arbitration in New York.
  • The first comprehensive, up-to-date source of vital information for commercial arbitration practitioners in New York, merging discussion of international commercial arbitration with the specific intricacies of the New York arbitral process and courts.
  • Provides arbitrators with the necessary information and expert advice to help effectively pursue a case, being especially helpful to newcomers looking for an exclusive, insider look at the arbitral landscape of New York.

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
The Impact of US Litigation (Oliver J. Armas & Hon. George Bundy Smith Partners, Chadbourne & Parke LLP)
An Overview Of The Law Applicable To Arbitrations Sited In New York (David M. Lindsey)
Drafting Considerations for Clauses Designating New York as the Place of Arbitration (Paul D. Friedland)
The Application of New York Law To Contracts (David W. Rivkin)
The Selection of Arbitrators (James H. Carter)
Jurisdiction: Courts vs. Arbitrators (Professor George Bermann)
The Enforcement of Agreements To Arbitrate (John Fellas)
Obtaining Preliminary Relief (Robert H. Smit and Tyler B. Robinson)
Discovery (John L. Gardiner, Lea Haber Kuck, Julie Bédard)
Damages in International Arbitration (Claudia T. Salomon and Peter D. Sharp)
Class Action Arbitration (William H. Baker)
Challenging and Enforcing International Arbitration Awards in New York Courts (John V.H. Pierce and David N. Cinotti)
Enforcing Awards Involving Foreign Sovereigns (Brian King, Alexander Yanos, Jessica Bannon Vanto and Phillip Riblett)