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Author Bell, Andrew S.

Title Forum shopping and venue in transnational litigation / Andrew S. Bell
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003


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Description l, 346 pages ; 24 cm
Series Oxford private international law series
Oxford private international law series.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Venue and the plaintiff: the incentives for forum shopping -- Ch. 3. Conceptual responses to forum shopping and concurrent jurisdiction -- Ch. 4. Venue and the defendant: reverse forum shopping -- Ch. 5. Venue by consensus: the role of jurisdiction and arbitration agreements -- Ch. 6. Conclusion
Summary Forum shopping in international litigation and arbitration is the product of the differences which exist in the procedural and substantive laws of countries throughout the world participating in an ever-more globalized economy. This book provides an in-depth study of the conditions for, motivations behind and techniques of forum shopping as well as possible defences against it
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International commercial arbitration.
Conflict of laws -- Jurisdiction.
Jurisdiction (International law)
Forum shopping.
LC no. 2003267485
ISBN 0199248184 acid-free paper