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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Terms of Reference: International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Carlevaris

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 04 August 2020

Subject(s):
Ex aequo et bono jurisdiction — Case management — Procedural orders — Consent to jurisdiction — Subject matter of the dispute (and jurisdiction) — New York Convention on Enforcement of Judgments

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The notion ‘terms of reference’ (‘ToR’) can be used in different contexts in relation to different activities. In general, it refers to instructions (regarding the tasks, scope of mandate, and powers) given to someone asked to consider or examine a particular subject or to work on a particular project. 2 In international arbitration, ToR refer to the document signed by the parties’ representatives and the members of the arbitral tribunal that sets out the duties and powers of the arbitrators with respect to the dispute in question (Commercial Arbitration,...
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