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2 Agreement to Arbitrate

Nigel Blackaby, Constantine Partasides, Alan Redfern

From: Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration (7th Edition)

Nigel Blackaby KC, Constantine Partasides, Alan Redfern

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved. date: 24 June 2024

Subject(s):
Arbitral agreements — Review of arbitral awards

This chapter expounds on how the arbitration agreement became the foundation of international arbitration. The arbitration clause and submission agreement are known to be the basic types of arbitration agreement. The other convention on arbitration is the establishment of requirements for a valid international arbitration agreement and indicating the parameters of an agreement. The chapter tackles the validity of an arbitration agreement, including its arbitrability and confidentiality. Moreover, capacity, party consent, and agent conclusions are some of the features of parties to an arbitration agreement, while the defects found in arbitration revolve around inconsistency, uncertainty, and inoperability.

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