The international arbitration dictionary provided below defines many of the most commonly-used terms and expressions in international arbitration disputes.
As in any specialized field, specific legal terms are frequently encountered in international arbitration, along with often unnecessary jargon. These terms include legal terms, standard expressions, major international conventions, rules, standard types of contracts, as well as common acronyms. Our international arbitration dictionary attempts to demystify these terms.
The most common expressions encountered have been included in the international arbitration dictionary below, in alphabetical order. Please also visit the arbitral institutions section of this website, which provides acronyms for dozens of arbitration institutions.