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Part IV Selected Issues for Further Study, E Comparing Arbitration and Court Selection, 1 The Hague Choice of Court Convention

From: Arbitration of International Business Disputes: Studies in Law and Practice (2nd Edition)

William W. Park

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 May 2024

As the first edition this book went to press, breaking news indicated that the enforceability gap between court selection and arbitration might soon be narrowed. During the summer of 2005, at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Conference on Private International Law agreed on the text of a treaty establishing rules for recognition of court selection agreements.1 During the intervening years the Convention has gained some favor, although not yet enough to take effect. As of early 2012, only Mexico had, by accession, indicated its agreement to be legally bound by...
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