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Arbitration - Country Guides

The Arbitration Committee has prepared a guide to the law and practice of arbitration in more than 50 countries around the world. The material is intended as a high-level practical overview for practitioners and others seeking an introduction to arbitration in particular jurisdictions.

Each chapter indicates its authors, who may be contacted with questions or suggestions, and its date of publication. The vast majority of the chapters were updated or added as of January 2018. These are indicated with an * in the list below.

Additional chapters are planned and will be posted as they are completed. If you have questions, comments or suggestions generally about the guide, please contact the editors by clicking on their names below.


This guide is not intended as and must not be considered as legal advice.

All links are to PDFs

Argentina* Australia Austria* Belgium*
Bulgaria* Brazil*** Canada* Chile
China* Colombia Costa Rica* Croatia*
Czech Republic* Ecuador* Egypt* Denmark
El Salvador* England and Wales* Finland* France
Germany* Ghana Greece Hong Kong*
Hungary* India** Indonesia* Ireland
Italy* Japan* Lebanon Lithuania*
Luxembourg* Malaysia* Mexico* Netherlands*
New Zealand* Nigeria* Peru Poland*
Portugal* Romania Russian Federation* Saudi Arabia*
Scotland* Senegal Singapore* South Africa*
South Korea Spain* Sweden* Switzerland*
Thailand* Turkey* Ukraine United Arab Emirates**
United States* Venezuela* Vietnam*  

The editors sincerely thank all of the authors who contributed their time and expertise.

*Updated 2018

**Updated 2019

***Updated 2020