The Legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.

  • Legal Provisions: Articles 806 to 840 of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure (applicable to arbitral proceedings with their seat in Italy).

Arbitral Institutions

  • Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM) 

  • The Venice Chamber of Arbitration

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 31 January 1969); reservations: none.

  • European Convention: Yes (ratification: 3 August 1970).

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification: 29 March 1971).

  • Energy Charter Treaty: No. (Italy's withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty became effective on 1 January 2016.)


Last updated February 2019