International arbitration and competing dispute resolution options

Lawrence Boulle*

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Abstract

Extract: Since Ogg and Ugg, from rival villages, asked Igg, from a neutral third village, to resolve the disputed sale of a pig, 'cross-border commercial arbitration' has been practices in many categories of disputes and in multiple locations The combined impetus of the lex mercatoria of medieval traders and merchants, domestic legislative and judicial policy in contemporary legal systems, and numerous multilateral and bilateral international treaties and conventions have given status, impact and currency to the practice of arbitration across borders.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Internationalisation of Law
Subtitle of host publicationLegislating, Decision-Making, Practice and Education
EditorsMary Hiscock, William van Caenegem
Place of PublicationCheltenham,UK
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Pages251-277
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9781849801027
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Boulle, L. (2010). International arbitration and competing dispute resolution options. In M. Hiscock, & W. van Caenegem (Eds.), The Internationalisation of Law: Legislating, Decision-Making, Practice and Education (pp. 251-277). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781849806794.00030