The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Italy

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.
  • Legal Provisions: Title VIII of Book IV of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure (largely reformed by Legislative Decree 40/2006, in force since 2 March 2006).

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 31 January 1969); reservations: none.
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 3 August 1970); reservations: none.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 29 March 1971); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No. Italy's withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty became effective on 1 January 2016.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated November 2016