The Future of Arbitration in Japan
Article from: TDM 4 (2008), in Arbitrator Bias
In 1991, Charles Ragan wrote a famous article in Arbitration International called "Arbitration in Japan: Caveat Foreign Drafter and Other Lessons", in which he shared his war stories and some warnings to foreign lawyers advising clients who are considering entering transactions with Japanese parties. He wrote: Arbitration in Japan is different and fascinating, but also foreign to many of the notions and concepts practitioners have come to take as matters of course in Europe and American arbitration proceedings. For those who like to think of ...