Baker & McKenzie, has one of the world's largest and most successful international arbitration practices. This book, written by members of the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Baker & McKenzie and others, provides a practical, experience-based guide to international arbitration. Each chapter begins with a "checklist" of issues to be considered at each stage of arbitration. Topics include drafting arbitration clauses, commencement of the case, staying court proceedings, compelling arbitration, selection of the tribunal, provisional relief, conduct of hearings and enforcement of awards, among many others. Law and practice in each of the world's major arbitration centers is discussed. Appendices provide ready access to arbitration treaties, statutes and rules. This book will be a standard reference for in-house counsel and outside practitioners.