International Arbitration Rules

Arbitration Rules are a predetermined set of procedures and guidelines for the parties to use in throughout the arbitration process.

UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) created the the UNCITRAL rules to govern a broad range of international disputes. The UNCITRAL Rules are often used in ad hoc arbitrations.

Some of the more popular arbitration institutions are:

Institutional Arbitration Rules

Arbitrations conducted under the supervision of an arbitral institution are subject to that institution’s arbitration rules.

International Chamber of Commerce, International Court of Arbitration (ICC)

The International Court of Arbitration (ICC) conducts and administers arbitrations under its ICC Arbitration Rules. In some cases the ICC may appoint arbitrators at the request of the parties in an ad hoc arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

The LCIA Arbitration Rules apply for arbitrations conducted under its supervision. The LCIA also regularly appoints arbitrators and assists with the administration of ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

Arbitration proceedings conducted under ICSID are subject to the ICSID Arbitration rules. ICSID may also appoint arbitrators and provide administrative services for ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

The ICDR provides its ICDR Arbitration Rules for arbitrations conducted under its administration. The ICDR also assists with appointing arbitrators and providing administrative services for ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

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