International Arbitration: Law and Practice – Second Edition Now Available

International Arbitration: Law and Practice – Second Edition Now Available

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We are pleased to announce the publication of Gary Born's latest work on international arbitration and dispute resolution.

The updated second edition of International Arbitration: Law and Practice provides a concise overview of the legal principles and practice of international arbitration. The 500-page book gives readers an accessible introduction to the contemporary legal framework for international commercial arbitration. It includes thoroughly revised and expanded discussions of

  • international arbitration agreements;International Arbitration: Law and Practice
  • international arbitral procedures; and
  • international arbitral awards.

The book also provides an introduction to international investment arbitration, including a discussion of the ICSID Convention and issues arising under bilateral investment treaties, and state-to-state arbitration.

The book is available to order from Kluwer Law International.



Reviews of Gary Born's International Commercial Arbitration:

“An unparalleled book on the law, practice and theory of international commercial arbitration … indispensable for both practitioners and academics.”
Professor Jack L. Goldsmith III, Harvard Law School

“Stunningly comprehensive, accessible, and bristling with insights: the definitive text on international arbitration.”
Professor Harold Hongju Koh, Yale Law School

“A monumental work of legal scholarship.”
Professor Campbell McLachlan, Victoria University of Wellington

“An extraordinary combination of both practical experience and academic analysis.”
Professor Dr. Daniel Girsberger, University of Lucerne

Unsurpassed in the breadth and depth of its exposition and in the acuity of its analysis. … A great achievement.”
Judge Stephen M. Schwebel, Former President, International Court of Justice

“A tour de force by one of the giants of international arbitration, which must have a place in every lawyer’s library.”
L.Yves Fortier CC QC

“A magisterial exposition of international arbitration, which is breathtaking in its scope and comprehensiveness.”
Michael Hwang S.C., Arbitrator, Singapore/Essex Court Chambers

“A remarkable achievement, combining rigorous academic analysis with insights borne from a high level practical experience.”
Professor Dr. Albert Jan van den Berg, Erasmus University, Rotterdam



About the author:

Gary B. Born is Chair of the International Arbitration Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. He is the world's leading authority on international arbitration and litigation and the author of International Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer 2nd ed. 2014), International Commercial Arbitration: Cases and Materials (Aspen 2011), International Civil Litigation in United States Courts (Aspen 5th ed. 2010) and International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements: Drafting and Enforcing (3d ed. 2010).

International Arbitration: Law and Practice is available to order from Kluwer Law International.

December 2015
ISBN: 9789041166371
Commercial Arbitration and Litigation