|Volume 19 of the Congress Series contains the proceedings of ICCA’s 2016 Mauritius Congress, the first ICCA Congress held in Africa.|
In this volume, renowned practitioners, scholars and jurists from the region and around the world explore the contribution of arbitration to the rule of law and economic development; the conformity of arbitration with international standards of due process and the rule of law; and the benefits and challenges of arbitration in Africa. Topical issues of interest for practitioners, academics and students of arbitration – in the region and internationally – include:
- Due process issues in constituting the arbitral tribunal and challenging its members
- Interim measures issued by arbitral tribunals and domestic courts
- Burden, standard and types of proof in the corruption defence
- What to do (and what to avoid doing) to prepare a persuasive case
- Do post-award remedies ensure conformity of the arbitral process with the rule of law?
- Do rules and guidelines properly regulate the conduct of arbitration?
- The interface between domestic courts and arbitral tribunals
- What are appropriate remedies for findings of illegality in investment arbitration?
- The effect of foreign national court judgments relating to the arbitral award
- What does the future hold for investment arbitration in Africa and beyond?