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November 2, 2017

Suitability of Arbitration Rules for Construction Disputes


Before embarking on a significant capital project, energy developers and owners should consider how they would want a dispute with their contractors to be decided.  Is arbitration a suitable option for a complex construction case involving scheduling and technical issues?  Do the rules governing international arbitration create an appropriate procedural framework for such a dispute?  This article, which was recently published as a chapter in Global Arbitration Review’s The Guide to Construction Arbitration, addresses these issues from the perspective of two King & Spalding partners whose practices focus on international arbitration and construction disputes.