Partial Arbitral Awards in International Commercial Arbitration
Article from: TDM 2 (2011), in International Commercial Arbitration
There is an increasing tendency in international arbitration to issue several awards in the same proceedings. Even though the applicable law and arbitration rules may not specifically provide for this possibility, the practice is generally recognized as part of the arbitrators' power to organize the proceedings, subject to party directions to the contrary. The technique is particularly useful in complex proceedings. The arbitral tribunal acts reasonably in ruling on its jurisdiction early where possible, as this avoids the risk of wasting energies on potentially unauthorized ...