The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Italy

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.
  • Legal Provisions: Title VIII (articles 806-840) of Book IV of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure (applicable to arbitral proceedings with their seat in Italy). English translation available on the website of the Milan Chamber of Commerce.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (accession: 31 January 1969); reservations and declarations: none.
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification: 3 August 1970); reservations: none.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification: 29 March 1971; entry into force: 28 April 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 July 2017