French Law in International Arbitration: Law, practice and annulment of international arbitral awards

The French arbitration law, tradition and culture are not only among the most important frameworks for international commercial arbitration today because Paris is a leading place for international arbitration; they are also among the intellectual factors that most profoundly shaped the world of arbitration as we know it today. As French arbitration law still inspires new legal frameworks and is being used by practitioners throughout the world, this course introduces the students to that French heritage, from the rules governing the arbitral agreement to the rules applicable to the arbitral award, and discusses today’s international commercial arbitration law and practice in France.

This intensive course is taught in the academic year 2024-2025.