About the Author: Paul Friedland is a Partner at White & Case LLP and Chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice Group. He is a prominent international arbitration practitioner, with 20 years of experience as counsel in international arbitrations before the ICC, AAA and ICSID. Mr. Friedland is Chair of the Law Committee and a Member of the Board of Directors of the AAA and a Court Member of the LCIA.
MODEL AND STANDARD CLAUSES FOR INSTITUTIONAL ARBITRATION
International Chamber of Commerce
All disputes arising out of or in connection with the present contract shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules.
London Court of International Arbitration
Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the LCIA Rules, which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause.
The number of arbitrators shall be (one/three).
The seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be (City and/or Country).
The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be [ ].
The governing law of the contract shall be the substantive law of [ ].