The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Slovakia

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: Slovak Act on Arbitration (Act No. 244/2002 Coll. on arbitration, which entered into force on 1 July 2002, and was amended as of 1 January 2015 by a new Act No. 160/2015).

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 28 May 1993); reservations: immovable property.   
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 28 May 1993); reservations: none.  
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 27 May 1994); reservations: none.   
  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 7 September 1995); reservations: none.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated July 2017