Choice of Venue in International Arbitration

ISBN : 9780199655717

Michael Ostrove; Claudia Salomon; Bette Shifman
656 ページ
177 x 252 mm

The relative merits of different arbitral venues are conveyed accessibly and practically in this far-reaching survey. With contributions from prestigious practitioners from every major global seat, the book offers comparative analysis of the relative challenges arising at venues around the world, As a reliable tool during the negotiation and drafting stages, it enables a newly tactical consideration of venue, whilst providing instant answers to those in unfamiliar jurisdictions. Offering detailed analysis of a range of key venues, it addresses not only the practical reality but also the history and development in these seats, making the book both an academic and a practical investment.


1. Brussels
2. Buenos Aires
3. Cairo
4. China
5. Dubai
6. Dublin
7. Germany
8. Hong Kong
9. India
10. London
11. Mexico City
12. Moscow
13. Paris
14. Sao Paolo
15. Singapore
16. Switzerland: Geneva and Zurich
17. Stockholm
18. Sydney
19. United States: New York, Miami, and Houston
20. Vienna


Michael Ostrove is a Partner in DLA Piper's Paris office and has over 20 years' experience handling international commercial, investment, and public international law disputes. He has advised and represented clients in scores of arbitrations, litigations and mediations - including numerous arbitrations in English and in French administered by the ICC, the LCIA, the PCA, ICSID, and Swiss Chambers, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations pursuant to the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the OHADA Uniform Arbitration Act. Mr. Ostrove is a frequent speaker on arbitration topics and is widely recognized as a leading practitioner in the field. ; Claudia T. Salomon is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins where her practice focuses on complex international disputes. She is a leading practitioner in significant investor treaty arbitration and international commercial arbitration cases under the AAA/ICDR, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, Stockholm, UNCITRAL and Vienna rules around the world. Ms. Salomon is experienced handling litigation connected to arbitration, including enforcing arbitral awards worldwide and obtaining emergency relief. Ms. Salomon is on the ICC Commission on Arbitration and had previously served on the ICC Taskforce on Reducing Time and Cost in International Commercial Arbitration, and as chair of the US Chapter of the ICC's Young Arbitrator's Forum. Ms. Salomon is a leader in the field of International Arbitration, cited by Chambers USA, and The Legal 500 Latin America. The Global Arbitration Review named her as one of the world's top 30 women in International Arbitration and one of its 45 Under 45. ; Bette Shifman is Vice President, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, New York Ms. Shifman has experience in international law and dispute resolution, including positions at the International Court of Justice, and at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). Ms. Shifman is a former general editor of the Journal of International Arbitration and World Trade and Arbitration Materials, and has served as special consultant to Kluwer Law International's international arbitration database and web portal. Ms. Shifman is also an accredited mediator (CEDR), and holds a master's degree in information science with a focus on the digital information lifecycle. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Ms. Shifman was Executive Director of ADR Chambers in Toronto, also heading the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. Her previous legal experience includes positions in New York, Amsterdam, Brussels and Kinshasa.