The following Arbitration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The Getting the Deal Through (GtDT) guide for Austria is presented in Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The guide for 2019 can be accessed here:
Arbitration in Austria—GtDT guide (2019)
This guide, published by Getting the Deal Through, provides an introduction to arbitration in Austria covering the following topics:
multilateral conventions relating to arbitration
is your country a contracting state to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards? Since when has the Convention been in force? Were any declarations or notifications made under articles I, X and XI of the Convention? What other multilateral conventions relating to international commercial and investment arbitration is your country a party to?
arbitration agreement, including:
are there any types of disputes that are not arbitrable?
what formal and other requirements exist for an arbitration agreement?
in what circumstances is an arbitration agreement no longer enforceable?
in which instances can third parties or non-signatories be bound by an arbitration agreement? Does your domestic arbitration law make any provisions with respect to third-party participation in arbitration, such as joinder or third-party notice?
do courts and arbitral tribunals in your jurisdiction extend an arbitration agreement to non-signatory parent or subsidiary companies of a signatory company, provided that the non-signatory was somehow involved in the conclusion, performance
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