Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

How to Settle International Business Disputes

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This handbook focuses on available methods for preventing and resolving commercial disputes in international commerce. It examines the different types of disputes encountered in international trade and outlines the fundamental principles applicable to international commercial arbitration. Text of the major international arbitration convention and rules, as well as a list of arbitration institutions worldwide are also included.

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With the acceleration of cross-border trade, business operators are exposed to new partners, countries, cultures and trade practices. New opportunities bring with them new risks and dispute resolution is now accepted as being an important part of risk management. Business dealings naturally give rise to disputes, but when they are international there are added difficulties often involving various jurisdictions, diverse legal traditions, different procedures and sometimes more than one language. How, then, should an international business operator manage conflicts during the various contractual phases, from negotiation, through contracting, to performance?

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