The parties to be able to arbitrate or have their dispute resolved by arbitration or Arbitration Tribunal, both parties must have agreed to arbitrate their dispute either in a clause within the body of the main agreement or in a separate arbitration agreement (the agreement must be in writing)

However after the dispute arises the parties can nevertheless arbitrate their dispute if they agree in writing by a submission agreement that they agree their dispute be resolved by arbitration.

The parties can agree to arbitrate Cross border commercial disputes including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Agency & Distribution agreement
  • Construction Disputes (see International Constructions Contracts and Arbitration)
  • International Sale of goods (See international Commercial law (International Sale of Goods)
  • Provision of services

Any other commercial dispute the parties have agreed to arbitrate.