International Commercial Arbitration (2 Volume Set)

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Gary Born’s International Commercial Arbitration is an authoritative 3,200 page treatise, in two volumes, providing the most complete available commentary and analysis on all aspects of the international commercial arbitration process.

International Commercial Arbitration was recently voted the “International Dispute Resolution Book of the Year” by the Oil, Gas, Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Dispute Management list serve. OGEMID described Born’s treatise as a “masterful treatise from a masterful mind.”

International Commercial Arbitration comprehensively examines the constitutional framework of contemporary international commercial arbitration, thoroughly explicating all relevant conventions, statutes, and institutional rules and their interactions in dozens of jurisdictions worldwide. All practitioners, academics and users of international commercial arbitration – whether they need a systematic exposition of how all the ‘pieces fit together’, or detailed clarification of specific issues, or a basis on which to develop strategies – will find clear and authoritative guidance in this work.

Reviewers have described International Commercial Arbitration as “the definitive text on international arbitration” and a “magisterial exposition of international arbitration, which is stunning in its scope and comprehensiveness.” For additional reviews of Born’s book, click here.

Divided into three main parts, International Commercial Arbitration focuses on: International Arbitration Agreements, International Arbitral Procedures and International Arbitral Awards. Topics covered include:

· The separability of the arbitration agreement;

· Choice of law governing the arbitration agreement;

· Formation and validity of the arbitration agreement;

· Effects and interpretation of international arbitration agreements;

· Arbitral procedures, consolidation and joinder;

· Confidentiality;

· Selection of arbitrators and arbitral seats;

· Challenge of arbitrators;

· Choice of substantive and procedural laws;

· Rights and duties of arbitrators;

· Ethical issues and representation in arbitration;

· Form and content of arbitral awards, correction of awards;

· Annulment of awards;

· Recognition and non-recognition of awards; and

· Issues of preclusion and lis pendens.

Mr. Born is one of the world's leading authorities on international arbitration and litigation. He is the author of International Civil Litigation in United States Courts (4th ed. 2007), International Arbitration Agreements and Forum Selection Clauses: Drafting and Enforcing (3d ed. 2010), and numerous other publications in the international litigation and arbitration fields. Mr. Born was recently voted "Best International Litigator in the World" and head's Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr's International Arbitration Group.

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" A splendid treatise on international commercial arbitration which is unsurpassed in the breadth and depth of its exposition and in the acuity of its analysis. It marries the industry of the meticulous scholar with the pragmatic judgment of one of the international arbitration's leading practitioners. A great achievement."

Stephen Schwebel, former President, International Court of Justice

"A tour de force by one of the giants of international arbitration, which is breathtaking in its scope and comprehensiveness."

L. Yves Fortier C. C. Q. C., Ogilvy Renault LLP

"A magisterial exposition of international arbitration, which is breathtaking in its scope and comprehensiveness."

Michael Hwang S. C., Singapore/Essex Court Chambers

" A remarkable achievement, combining rigorous academic analysis with insights borne from a high level practical experience."

Albert van den Berg, Hanotiau & van den Berg

"An undisputed classic (and a) must for counsel, arbitrators, scholars and students."

Horacio A. Grigera Naon, former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration

"This is an unparalleled book on the law, practice and theory of international commercial arbitration. It explains every aspect of international arbitration with both impressive doctrinal detail and exceptional theoretical acuity, and will be indispensable for both practitioners and academics.'

Professor Jack Goldsmith, Harvard Law School

"Stunningly comprehensive, accessible, and bristling with insights: the definitive text on international arbitration."

Harold Hongju Koh, Dean and Gerard C. & Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

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