September 2015 – Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law has published an article written by Chaffetz Lindsey Partner Aníbal Sabater titled “Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules: Are They Good For Your Case?” There are various appellate rules available in institutional arbitration and counsel should consider them when drafting the arbitration agreement. This article gives an overview of the goals behind these rules and practical tips for when parties evaluate using them.
Aníbal is an international arbitration specialist with over 17 years of experience, representing clients from around the world and industries as diverse as construction, energy, mining, shipping, technology, and telecommunications, in arbitrations under all major international arbitration rules, including AAA/ICDR, ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL. He has also acted in several investment arbitration cases under the UNCITRAL Rules and the ICSID Convention/Rules, as well as in commercial disputes involving states and state-owned entities. Licensed in several US jurisdictions, England and Wales (solicitor), and Spain, Aníbal has represented clients in disputes governed by the laws of more than 20 nations across Latin America, North America, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.