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International Commercial Arbitration and African States

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Amazu A. AsouzuKing's College London

ISBN13: 9780521641326
ISBN: 0521641322
Published: October 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

International Commercial Arbitration and African States is a timely assessment of the arbitral process in the African context. The book focuses on the contribution that arbitration, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution, may make to the development of African states and peoples, while satisfying the legitimate expectations of inward investors and traders.

Although focusing on dispute resolution regimes affecting or concerning African states and their nationals, the work will also have practical, policy and comparative implications for dispute resolution, commercial arbitration and foreign investment in other regions.

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Other Jurisdictions , Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Part I. The Options, Parties and Concepts: 1. Introduction
Part II. Institutional Arbitration in Africa: 2. Development of institutional arbitration in Africa
3. Functions and activities of the Regional Centres
Part III. Legal Infrastructure for Dispute Resolution in Africa: 4. Developments of arbitration laws in Africa
5. Trends in third generation arbitration laws
6. The New York Convention in an African setting: problems and prospects
Part IV. ICSID Arbitration and Conciliation: The African Experience: 7. African States and the making of the ICSID Convention
8. Jurisdiction ratione materiae under ICSID
9. Jurisdiction rationae personae under ICSID
10. Consent under the ICSID Convention
11. The problems of ICSID Arbitration without Privity
12. Recognising and enforcing ICSID awards
Part V. Conclusion: 13. Lack of growth and development of arbitration in Africa