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Stereotype 2. Arbitration is less formal

”The LCIA arbitration rules are universally applicable.

They offer a combination of the best features of the civil

and common law systems, including in particular:

maximum flexibility for parties and tribunals to agree on procedural matters..”

London Court of International Arbitration

This post is the second in the special set of comments “Stereotypes of international arbitration”. It is worth mentioning that here we discuss the myths which re typical for international arbitration. If you are interested in discovering the misconceptions about the domestic arbitration process you may read about some of them on In this post we would like to draw your attention to the idea, that flexibility of international arbitration procedure does not mean that there is no “scenario”.

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ADR Strategies That Save Time and Money

On 26 February 2010, American Arbitration Association, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Texas will co-organize the conference events “ADR Strategies That Save Time and Money”.

This conference is a “don’t miss” event for General Counsel, Corporate Counsel and In-House legal teams who are engaged in their firm’s dispute resolution strategy.  Advocates will benefit greatly from this conference as it will give greater insight into how to manage client resources throughout the dispute.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from around the state of Texas at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in Antonio, Texas.

For more details please visit American Arbitration Association University page