Risk of Conflict Between the New York Convention and Newer Arbitration-Friendly National Legislation?
Article from: TDM 2 (2006), in International Commercial Arbitration
We all are aware of the advantages of international arbitration over litigation in court; among these advantages are the possibility for the parties to tailor arbitration according to their needs, and the simple and uniform procedure for enforcing the award. It seems that the widespread use of new technologies within international business is challenging both the advantages that I have just mentioned. This is valid, in particular, in respect of the more and more common practice to enter into contractual relationships by electronic post, rather than by signing a document ...