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Chief Justice Upholds Pro-arbitration Judicial Policy
  • El Salvador
  • 09 December 2004

A recent decision issued by the chief justice of the Supreme Court reflects that a new, arbitration-friendly policy has taken root at the top levels of the Salvadoran judiciary. This is a major step towards establishing the widespread use of arbitration and building confidence in its effectiveness as a dispute resolution method.

Legal Framework for Arbitration Introduced
  • El Salvador
  • 09 September 2004

The Law on Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration aims to help create a more favourable legal environment for foreign transactions and investment. To this end, it recognizes universal principles of arbitration which make this form of alternative dispute resolution available in most transnational contracts concluded with Salvadoran companies.

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