Traditional legal solutions based on localization are inappropriate for cross-border e-business transactions. The instantaneous and truly international Internet necessitates similar solutions.
Not only are net-ARB arbitrations conducted in a fairer fashion — no tricky procedures or motions for this, that or the other — they are fairer because they make justice more accessible to businesses in every state and all over the world — fast. net-ARB uses common law principles, the basis of the world's best practice in consumer protection in all areas.
The average cost of an expert net-ARB e-commerce arbitration is less than you'd pay for 30 minutes with the average experienced lawyer in any European city. There's no need to bring experts in to testify about a relatively new part of e-commerce. net-ARB's specialist arbitrators are chosen because they understand international e-commerce, which means that you only present the facts of your individual case, saving you time and money, without the need to travel. It's even possible to have arbitrations conducted in the language of your choice, and It Is always convenient to your time zone since you make the time whenever you want.
If a party to a net-ARB arbitration does not comply with the award of the arbitrator and enforcement proceedings are necessary, a certified copy of the award can be turned into an enforceable judgment in a court of law where the losing party lives or does business. There are several international conventions for Enforcement of Arbitral Awards, most notably the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention), to which the USA is a party.Go back to main » Articles page.