The Pros And Cons Of 'Alternative' Arbitration Locales

Law360, New York (September 14, 2017, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The recent rise in the number of arbitral centers in lesser-known locales means parties now have more forum choices than ever, but making the right one may involve a lengthy review of certain factors.

With new arbitral centers popping up in places like Mumbai, the British Virgin Islands, Dublin and Atlanta, international arbitration practitioners may be faced with the question of whether to choose a more well-known forum like the International Chamber of Commerce or the London Court of International Arbitration in their arbitration clauses, or to roll the dice with an up-and-coming venue.

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