Online Arbitration in Theory and in Practice: A Comparative Study in Common Law and Civil Law Countries

By Dr. Jur. Ihab Amro (Assistant Professor of Private Law and a Practicing Lawyer and arbitrator, Ph.D., University of Athens Law School, Greece)

This post presents an overview of online arbitration (e-arbitration’) as part of online dispute resolution (‘ODR’) techniques from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

E-arbitration is a major component of online dispute resolution (‘ODR’) in which parties can solve any dispute arising out of their contractual relationship online. E-arbitration is mainly used for the resolution of Business to Business (‘B2B’) cross-border e-commerce disputes, and partially used for the resolution of traditional cross-border commercial disputes. Continue reading Online Arbitration in Theory and in Practice: A Comparative Study in Common Law and Civil Law Countries