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Author Pihlblad, Steffen, author

Title Arbitration in Denmark / Steffen Pihlblad, Christian Lundblad, and Claus Søgaard-Christensen ; translated by Steven Harris ; cover, Bo Helsted
Published Copenhagen, Denmark : DJØF Publishing, 2014


Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents Foreword; Chapter 1 Introduction to conflict resolution in Denmark; 1. The place of Danish law in international law; 2. Legislation on arbitration and the UNCITRAL ModelLaw; 3. Sources of law; 4. Danish contract law; 5. Introduction to the arbitration institutes and the ad hocsystem; 6. The arbitration environment in Denmark; 7. The structure of the court system; 8. Advocates and other legal advisers; Chapter 2 The relationship between arbitration and the ordinary courts; 1. Introduction; 2. Defining the jurisdiction; 2.1. The jurisdiction of the courts pursuant to Section 8
2.1.1. The courts' competence after the commencement of the arbitration proceedings2.1.2. The courts' competences prior to the arbitration proceedings; 3. Jurisdiction; 3.1. The courts' examination of jurisdiction pursuant to Section 16; 4. The courts' own examination; Chapter 3 The commencement of arbitration proceedings; 1. Introduction; 2. The procedural rules for arbitration; 3. The rules applicable on the merits; 4. The legal effects of the initiation of arbitrationproceedings; 5. The parties; 6. The respondent's answer; 7. New claims and counterclaims
8. Preliminary proceedings at the DIAChapter 4 The appointment and confirmation of arbitrators; 1. The number of arbitrators; 2. The party autonomy; 3. Considerations for the appointment of arbitrators; 4. Special requirements for appointing the president or asole arbitrator; 5. The availability of the arbitrator; 6. Appointment of arbitrators who are judges of theordinary courts; 7. Arbitrators' independence and impartiality; 7.1. What do independence and impartiality mean?; 7.2. The arbitrator's duty of disclosure
7.3. The sources of law on assessing the impartiality and independence and examples from practice7.3.1. The Danish Arbitration Act; 7.3.2. Examples from case law; 7.3.3. Other sources of law; 8. The right to challenge; 9. Replacement of an arbitrator; Chapter 5 Provision of security; 1. Introduction; 2. For what costs is a deposit provided?; 3. Who pays the deposit?; 3.1. Special agreements; 3.2. If the parties do not pay; 3.3. If the respondent pays but the claimant does not; 3.4. If the claimant pays but the respondent does not; 3.5. Payment of additional deposit
3.6. Both parties pay the full deposit3.7. Payments of deposits with multiple claimants or respondents; 4. Security for the payment of legal costs etc.; Chapter 6 The taking of evidence; 1. Introduction; 2. Taking of evidence prior to the confirmation of the arbitrators -- Interim arbitrators; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. The procedure according to Appendix 2 of the DIA Rules; 3. Taking evidence after the appointment of the arbitraltribunal; 3.1. When should evidence be presented?; 3.2. Documentary evi; 3.3. Disclosure; 3.3.1. Request for disclosure
Summary The aim of the book is to give an easily accessible presentation of arbitration in Denmark. The book is based on the Danish Arbitration Act 2005 (which is based on the UNCITRAL model Law) and the Rules of Arbitration Procedure of the Danish Institute of Arbitration, with the main emphasis on the latter. It is the intention that the book will serve as an introduction, especially for non-Danish lawyers and their clients who are or who expect to become involved in arbitration proceedings in Denmark. The book is also helpful for non-Danish lawyers and companies who are considering to enter into an
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 13, 2014)
Subject Arbitration (Administrative law) -- Denmark
Arbitration (Administrative law)
Form Electronic book
Author Lundblad, Christian, author
Søgaard-Christensen, Claus, author
Harris, Steven, translator
Helsted, Bo, cover designer
ISBN 9788757497748