The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Latvia

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.
  • Legal Provisions: Law of Civil Procedure (chapter D), effective 1 March 1999 and the "Arbitration Act" effective as of 1 January 2015.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 14 April 1992); reservations: none.
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 20 March 2003); reservations: article II, paragraph 1, shall not apply for state authorities and local government authorities.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 8 August 1997); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 18 December 1995); reservations: none.

Arbitral Institutions


Last updated July 2017