Friday 15 May 2015
A new guide to the 2014 London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules has been published by Wolters Kluwer.
Written by Dr Maxi Scherer and Remy Gerbay (of Queen Mary University of London) and Lisa Richman (of US law firm McDermott Will & Emery), 'Arbitration under the 2014 LCIA Rules - A User's guide' offers a comprehensive explanation of the basic principles governing LCIA arbitration, while at the same time offering an indepth analysis of complex issues that may arise in the course of LCIA proceedings.
The authors bring together a diverse and complementary outlook on LCIA arbitration and combine academic and practical perspectives, common law and civil law training and practice, and vast professional and personal experience as counsel, arbitrator and former LCIA Deputy Registrar.
The book contains abundant references to relevant national court judgments, statutory provisions, up-to-date statistics and bibliographical sources on LCIA arbitration.
It covers important aspects of LCIA practice and procedure, such as:
- Key changes introduced by the 2014 Rules
- Drafting LCIA Arbitration Agreements
- Request for Arbitration and Response
- Formation of the Tribunal and challenges, removal and replacement of arbitrators
- Rules about communication, language and seat of the arbitration
- Standards of counsel and party conduct
- Multi-party arbitration, joinder of third parties and consolidation of proceedings
- Interim relief and Emergency Arbitrators
- Arbitral proceedings and hearings
- Awards and correction of awards
- Costs and deposits