International Arbitration

    Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and a way to resolve disputes outside the courts. The dispute will be decided by one or more persons, who ewnders the "arbitration award." An arbitration award is legally binding on both sides.

    Generally, courts in a member state of New York Arbitration Convention, such as Japan, the US, China or India, are not allowed to accept a petition. For any question or information, you can make use of the videos below, or contact and ask us.

    Advantages / Disadvantages

    Advantages of arbitration are following;

    ・ Parties can discretion to decide which arbitral tribunal, arbitrator, venue of arbitration, language, and applicable law are used in an arbitration process.
    ・ Arbitration is mostly confidential.
    ・ No appeal is possible, which enables parties to resolve a dispute promptly
    ・ The New York convention allows for the enforcement of Arbitral awards for signatory states.

    Difference between Mediation / Arbitration

    Mediation and arbitration are similar in that a neutral third party assists parties to resolve their dispute. However, the key different is who has the authority to make the final decision. A mediator can only facilitate or assist the parties during their mediation sessoin. An arbitrator will assess the issues raised and the arguments presented to make a final decision or judgement.

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