New York Law in International Matters

The updated brochure, “Choose New York for International Arbitration,” has launched!

Download it now: Choose NY for IA.  The brochure was published by the New York State Bar Dispute Resolution Section and was developed under the leadership of Richard Mattiaccio, Stephanie Cohen, and Mark W. Friedman.


 

Read more about legal and judicial environment in New York for international disputes and international arbitration.  This section provide links to PDF copies of studies, articles and reports on the manner in which New York law and New York courts address arbitration and international matters.

10 Questions about New York as a leading Arbitration Center

An interview with Edna Sussman, Sussman ADR LLC, in Financier Worldwide answers the 10 most frequent questions concerning arbitration in New York.

New York Law in International Matters

The Final Report of the New York State Bar Association’s Task Force on New York Law in International Matters, issued on June 25, 2011, provides in-depth information about New York law, New York courts and the environment in New York for arbitration and ADR, along with helpful resources including sample clauses and examples of international disputes decided in the New York and U.S. courts.

The “Manifest Disregard of Law” Doctrine and International Arbitration in New York

The report of the Committee on International Commercial Disputes of the New York City Bar Association issued a detailed report on The “Manifest Disregard of Law” Doctrine and International Arbitration in New York, issued on August 1, 2012, provides an in depth review of the doctrine of manifest disregard of the law, concluding that “the manifest disregard doctrine has been applied sparingly, especially so in the context of international awards challenged in New York state and federal courts,” and that “no international arbitral award rendered in New York has ever been set aside in the Second Circuit on the ground of manifest disregard.”

Review of New York Federal Petitions for Confirmation of Arbitral Awards Shows Swift Resolutions and Certainty of Awards

In an article published in the Spring 2013 issue of NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, the authors present empirical findings based upon their review of 200 cases decided since 2005 by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the federal court with jurisdiction over Manhattan and some surrounding areas.

Choosing New York Law as Governing Law for International Commercial Transactions

This paper, which was given at the New York State Bar Association International Section’s Meeting in Casablanca, Morocco on October 8, 2012, discusses key features of New York commercial law and contract law and compares and contrasts New York’s approach with those of several other countries, restatements and international principles.

Advance Waivers of Arbitrator Conflicts of Interest in International Commercial Arbitrations Seated in New York

Report of the International Commercial Disputes Committee of the New York City Bar Association