Better Late Than Never...Poland Embraces a New Arbitration Regime
22 April 2007Gazette du Palais
After many years of preparation and numerous drafts, a new arbitration legislation entered into force in Poland on 17 October 2005. Based primarily on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (with minimal deviations) it provides a unified regime for domestic and international arbitration, harmonised with international legal standards.
Despite having begun work to reform its arbitration regime before 1990, Poland is one of the last major European states to have modernised it’s arbitration laws. This article looks at the key features of the new legislation in Poland.