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Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

California

2020

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California: A New Golden Hub Of International Commercial Arbitration?, Tiffany Luu Jul 2020

California: A New Golden Hub Of International Commercial Arbitration?, Tiffany Luu

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

This article will explore 2018 SB 766’s impact on International Commercial Arbitration (ICA) within California and will propose initiatives to help California ascend in the list as a preferred seat of ICA. Part II provides the background context of ICA and its use in California. Part III explores the benefits of increasing the use of ICAs seated in California. Part IV suggests ways lawyers and the legal arbitration community can assist in making California a more attractive seat of ICA among international and domestic jurisdictions. Finally, Part V concludes by describing the effect that SB 766 and proposed initiatives will …