Most arbitrations, and all commercial arbitrations, are creations of contract, and courts are generally required to enforce an arbitration agreement as they would any other contract. Therefore, the terms of the arbitration clause in your commercial contract are critical. Careful review of that clause surely must be a component of your enterprise’s risk analysis. Here are 10 basic considerations that will help to guide that review.
Tony Starr is a Member in the firm’s Boston office. His practice focuses primarily on construction law dispute resolution. Tony has represented contractors, owners, developers, and public authorities in both the public and private sectors in major construction dispute arbitrations, mediations, and litigations. He is a frequent lecturer regarding construction law.