Small Claims and Institutional Arbitration: An Overview
19 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2015
Date Written: August 8, 2015
The scope of this article is to analyse the rules of 21 arbitral institutions: 6 from South Eastern Asia (HKIAC, CIETAC, SIAC, SHIAC, KCAB, KLRCA), 6 from Europe (LCIA, ICC, SCC, Swiss Chambers, VIAC, Lewiatan), 6 from other parts of the world (DIAC, CRCICA, RCICAL, ACICA, ICAC, KIA) and 3 “specialized” institutions (LMAA, CMAC, WIPO) and to compare how their rules work in case of small claims, if they provide for special procedures.
Consumers’ arbitrations is beyond the scope of this article, so this article will not deal with them. At the bottom of this article, the reader can find a table of comparison, in order to find similarities and differences at a glance.
Keywords: International arbitration, small claims, expedited procedure, fast track arbitration
JEL Classification: K49
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