The Interplay of International, Federal and State Law in United States Arbitration
Article from: TDM 5 (2007), in Procedure, Advocacy, Strategy and Tactics in Arbitration
To the foreign observer, and sometimes to the American eye as well, United States arbitration law appears to be a bewildering concoction brewed from a strange mixture of international agreements, federal legislation issued by the Congress, interpretive doctrines developed by the federal courts, and local rules law applicable only in whichever individual state of the union may be involved. Given this context, it is often difficult to comprehend, without a decent roadmap, where one jurisprudence ends and the other begins. The overall picture is even further obscured by the fact ...