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International arbitration—a solution to diplomatic disputes?

International arbitration—a solution to diplomatic disputes?
Published on: 08 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • International arbitration—a solution to diplomatic disputes?
  • What is the background to this dispute? How did this come before an international arbitral tribunal?
  • Under what circumstances can a state bring arbitral proceedings against another state under UNCLOS?
  • Can inter-state arbitration be an effective political tool?
  • Does this case raise any interesting issues in terms of the use of arbitration to settle state-state disputes?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Can inter-state arbitration be an effective political tool? Sophie Lamb, partner, and Ciara Murphy, associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, look at why the case of Enrica Lexie has generated such political interest and controversy. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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