Professor Ferrari published a paper on the importance of the seat in publication sponsored by the Hague Academy of International Law

Professor Franco Ferrari, the Center’s Director, has just published a paper on the importance of the law of the seat in international commercial arbitration in a volume entitled “Applicable Law Issues in International Arbitration / Questions de droit applicable dans l’arbitrage international”, co-edited by Diego P. Fernández Arroyo (Sciences Po) and Giuditta Cordero-Moss (Oslo University), and published by Brill under the auspices of The Hague Academy of International Law. The volume, which is part of the Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations Series, explores the importance of identifying the law applicable to many arbitration related issues, also including the merits of the dispute, the limits to party autonomy, the effects of overriding mandatory rules, the interpretation of international treaties by arbitrators, the principle iura novit arbiter, manifest express of powers in  ICSID arbitration, the arbitrability, res iudicata, the liability of arbitrators, and the importance of domestic law.
The contributors, who come from Argentina, Bburkina Faso, Cameroon, Colombia, France, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and Turkey, are, apart from Professor Ferrari, Didier Bationo, Marco Buzzoni, Federico Alberto Cabona, Ludovica Chiussi Curzi, Ana Coimbra Trigo, Lito Dokopoulou, Dr. Yagmur Hortoglu, Ali Kairouani, Andrea Mackielo, Paola Patarroyo, Luca G. Radicati di Brozolo, Alexandre Senegačnik, Erik Sinander Nicola Strain, Giulia Vallar, Wendinkonté Sylvie Zongo, and Apollin Koagne Zoupet.

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