The Yearbook Commercial Arbitration continues its longstanding commitment to serving as a primary resource for the international arbitration community, with reports on arbitral awards and court decisions applying the leading arbitration conventions and decisions of general interest to the practice of international arbitration as well as announcements of arbitration legislation and rules.
Volume XLIV (2019) includes:
- excerpts of arbitral awards made under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC);
- notes on new and amended arbitration rules, including references to their online publication;
- notes on recent developments in arbitration law and practice inDjibouti, India, the Republic of Maldives, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration;
- excerpts of 88 court decisions applying the 1958 New York Convention from 27 countries - including, for the first time, a selection of seven cases from Hungary, and cases from Fiji, Macao SAR, Panama, and the Caribbean Community - all indexed by subject matter and linked to the commentaries on the New York Convention published in the Yearbook, authored by former General Editor and leading expert Prof. Albert Jan van den Berg;
- excerpts from two decision applying the 1965 Washington (ICSID) Convention and four decisions applying the 1975 Panama (Inter-American) Convention, as well as a selection of eight court decisions of general interest;
- an extensive Bibliography of recent books and journals on arbitration.
The Yearbook is edited by the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the world's leading organization representing practitioners and academics in the field, under the general editorship of Prof. Dr. Stephan W. Schill and with the assistance of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague. It is an essential tool for lawyers, business people and scholars involved in the practice and study of international arbitration.