The Legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.

  • Legal Provisions: Articles 1415 to 1463 of the Mexican Code of Commerce (Fourth Title, Fifth Book), as amended in 2011

Arbitral Institutions

  • The Mexican Arbitration Center (CAM)

  • Arbitration and Mediation Commission of the Mexico City Chamber of Commerce (CANACO)

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 14 April 1971); reservations: none.

  • European Convention: No.

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (signed on 11 January 2018, ratified on 27 July 2018, entry into force on 26 August 2018).

  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.


Last updated February 2019