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LCIA Arbitration Rules
(Preliminary Discussion Draft of the proposed new rules to take effect in 1997)

Rules  1 

Article 1 - Request for Arbitration  4 

Article 2 - Response by Respondent  5 

Article 3 - Notices, Period of Time  6 

Article 4 - Provisional Orders  7 

Article 5 - Constitution of the Arbitral Tribunal  8 

Article 6 - Nationality of Arbitrators  9 

Article 7 - Revocation of Appointment  10 

Article 8 - Nomination of Replacement Arbitrators  11 

Article 9 - Truncated Tribunals  12 

Article 10 - Communications between Parties and the Tribunal  13 

Article 11 - Conduct of the Proceedings  14 

Article 12 - Submission of Written Statements and Documents  15 

Article 13 - Place of Arbitration  16 

Article 14 - Language of Arbitration  17 

Article 15 - Party Representatives  18 

Article 16 - Hearings  19 

Article 17 - Witnesses  20 

Article 18 - Experts Appointed by the Tribunal  21 

Article 19 - Additional Powers of the Tribunal  22 

Article 20 - Jurisdiction of the Tribunal  23 

Article 21 - Deposits and Security  24 

Article 22 - The Award  25 

Article 23 - Correction of Awards and Additional Awards  26 

Article 24 - Costs

Article 25 - Nature of decisions by the Court

Article 26 - Confidentiality

Article 27 - Exclusion of Liability

Article 28 - General Rules

Recommended Arbitration Clauses

Future disputes

Existing disputes

Endnotes

Endnotes

Metadata

SiSU Metadata, document information

Manifest

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London Court of International Arbitration Rules - (Preliminary Discussion Draft of the proposed new rules to take effect in 1997)

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

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LCIA Arbitration Rules
(Preliminary Discussion Draft of the proposed new rules to take effect in 1997)

Rules  1 

Recommended Arbitration Clauses

Future disputes

Parties to an international contract who wish to have any disputes referred to arbitration under the LCIA Rules are recommend to insert in the contract an arbitration clause in the following form:

"Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination , shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the Rules of the London Court of International Arbitration, which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause".

Parties are also reminded that difficulties and expenses may be avoided if they expressly specify the law governing their contract. The parties may if they wish also specify the number of arbitrators, and the place and language of the arbitration. The following provisions may be suitable:

"The governing law of this contract shall be the substantive law of..."

"The tribunal shall consist of ... (a sole or three) arbitrator(s)."

In the case of a three-member tribunal, the following words may be added:

"... two of them shall be nominated by the respective parties"

"The place of the arbitration shall be... (city)"

"The language of the arbitration shall be ..."


 1. Introduction

 2. The impact of the new English Arbitration Act

 3. Preamble

 4. Article 1

 5. Article 2

 6. Article 3

 7. Article 4

 8. Articles 5 and 6

 9. Articles 7 and 8

 10. Article 9

 11. Article 10

 12. Articles 11 and 12

 13. Article 13

 14. Article 14

 15. Articles 15, 16, 17 and 18

 16. Article 19

 17. Article 20

 18. Article 21

 19. Article 22

 20. Article 23

 21. Article 24

 22. Article 25

 23. Article 26

 24. Article 27

 25. Recommended arbitration clauses

 26. Note: The Tribunal may hold hearings or meetings anywhere convenient although the Award is deemed to be made at the place of arbitration).


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