Title: Integrating 'equity' and 'mediation' into international commercial arbitration to make it more economical and just

 

Author: Syed Khalid Rashid

 

Address: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University, Malaysia

 

Journal: Int. J. of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 2008 Vol.1, No.3, pp.211 - 219

 

Abstract: International commercial arbitration has acquired nearly every negative element that it was supposed to rectify. It has now become as costly, protracted and rigid as litigation. By integrating 'equity' and mediation into arbitration, it may be made more economical, quick and just.

 

Keywords: equity; commercial arbitration; mediation; integration; amalgamation; amiable; composition; litigation; English courts; Islamic law; French law; American law.

 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJLSE.2008.017692

 

Available online 27 Mar 2008

 

 

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