Dispute Resolution Practice: Baker & McKenzie

Law360, New York (August 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As more businesses go global, international arbitration has become an increasingly popular way for parties to resolve cross-border commercial disputes without taking on the risks of foreign litigation, said attorneys with Baker & McKenzie's global dispute resolution practice.

With international arbitration, companies from different countries avoid having to square off in their opponents' home turf and are also able to keep their disputes private and avoid the extensive discovery procedures common in jurisdictions like the United States.

“There's a certain comfort level that multinational companies have...
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