International Law And International Commercial Law

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I. Introduction With the economic globalization, international commerce develops rapidly. Conflicts in international commerce are emerging endlessly. In this context, the different choices of procedures, which parties of international commerce make, will bring different results. Compared with the domestic commercial conflicts, the international commercial conflicts might have more various results. Additionally, more than one states or regions involve in the international commercial conflicts, so there normally are more than one regulations, authorities and customary laws which are applicable in one case. Flexible Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) can give the parties the freedom to choose the rules to resolve their conflicts. As a result, ADR becomes more and more widespread in international commercial law. To investigate the usage of ADR in the international commercial law, it is necessary to discuss the definition of terms and the features of ADR in the international commercial law. 1.Definition of terms 1.1 Definition of ‘International Commercial Law’ This term decides the differences between ADR in the international commercial law and in the international law, and between ADR in the international commercial law and in the national commercial law. Different people and countries have different understandings about ‘international’. Normally, there are three methods to decide if a case is an international case or not. Firstly, some states like the UK, Sweden and
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