As mentioned in an earlier article in this series 1, arbitration of cross-border disputes has many advantages. Surprisingly, foreign courts are more likely to enforce arbitration awards from another country than court judgments. This is because several international treaties provide for such enforcement. Apprehension about an unfamiliar court system may make arbitration more attractive to … Continue reading Embracing International Arbitration: California Acts. Other States Should, Too.
Your client, headquartered in the United States, asks you to prepare an agreement. Let’s say it’s a supply agreement. The supplier is from a foreign country. Let’s say China. You are fairly sure that the supplier, eager to make the ongoing sale of its products, will agree to a United States choice of law and … Continue reading Going International? Consider Arbitration