Author: Prof. A.J. Van den Berg
The text of the 2nd Karl-Heinz Bockstiegel Lecture of 13 September 2013 as adapted for publication examines the question on whether the setting aside of the arbitral award should be abolished.
The traditional hostilty towards arbitration and, in particular, international arbitration in Latin America appears to be on the wane. A new trend was heralded by the Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration, which was adopted by the Governments of the Member States of the Organisation of American States (OAS) in Panama on 30 Januari 1975 (the 'Panama Convention').