The UNCITRAL Model Law after Twenty-Five Years: Global Perspectives on International Commercial Arbitration - Chapter 11 - Judicial Internationalism and the Interpretation of the Model Law: Reflections on Some Aspects of Article 2A

Frédéric Bachand
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24 pages
August, 2013
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Frédéric Bachand is an Associate Professor of Law at McGill University, where he teaches in the areas of legal interpretation, extrajudicial dispute resolution, international investments, civil procedure, and civil evidence. His award-winning scholarship focuses on arbitration, with a particular emphasis on the role national courts play in the arbitral process. He holds doctorates from Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris I) and Université de Montréal, and a master’s degree from Cambridge. A member of the Quebec Bar since 1995, Professor Bachand acts as a consultant internationally in connection with numerous judicial proceedings relating to domestic and international arbitration. He has provided advice to many state entities, notably in China, Russia, Vietnam, Turkey, Haiti, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic, Bangladesh, South Sudan, and Egypt, in relation to judicial training or law reform initiatives in the fields of international arbitration and private international law. Frédéric Bachand is one of three experts retained by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law to contribute to its Digest of Case Law on the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration. He is a National Correspondent for the CLOUT case reporting project.