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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

German Arbitration Institute (DIS)

Patricia Nacimiento

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 April 2021

Appointment of arbitrator — Conflict of interests — Awards — Joinder of cases and proceedings — Confidentiality — Evidence — Costs and expenses — Arbitral rules

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 attractiveness of Germany as a venue for commercial arbitration (Commercial Arbitration, International) has been growing steadily for a long time. Today, Germany is recognized as a top-tier market for international arbitration in Europe (Grimm and others, 2020, 17). While this has not always been the case (according to the draft of the new German arbitration laws in 1996, it is held that Germany as a seat for arbitration is ‘hardly worth mentioning’ (BT-Drucks 13/5274, 1997, 23); and scepticism about Germany’s role still remains today (Kröll, 2018, 5)), this...
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