: American Arbitration Association
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Assembled from Dispute Resolution Journal - the flagship publication of the American Arbitration Association - the chapters in the Handbook have all, where necessary, been revised and updated prior to publication. The book is succinct, comprehensive and a practical introduction to the use of arbitration and ADR, written by leading practitioners and scholars. The Handbook contains valuable guidance on international commercial arbitration, including the management of arbitration disputes, how to select an international arbitral institution, an explanation of the effect of international public policy, the duties of arbitrators, the presentation and evaluation of evidence in international arbitration, and how to arbitrate against a state sovereign. The enforcement of international arbitral awards is explored, including interim relief and problems with enforcement, the New York Convention, parallel proceedings, and pivotal decisions such as Chromalloy and TermoRio. International mediation is also examined, including guidelines for selecting the best mediator for an international dispute, the power of mediation to resolve international commercial disputes, and the differences in U.S. and European approaches. Lastly, the section on investment and trade arbitration and mediation explores bilateral investment treaties, examines WTO arbitration procedures, offers advice on saving time and money in cross-border commercial disputes, and provides guidance for U.S. investors to follow in dealing with sovereign states. The chapters in the Handbook were selected from an extensive body of writings and, in the main, represent world-class assessments of arbitration and ADR practice. All the major facets of the field are addressed and provide the reader with comprehensive and accurate information, lucid evaluations, and an indication of future developments. They not only acquaint, but also ground the reader in the field.