The Legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.

  • Legal Provisions: Articles 1224 to 1251 of the New Civil Procedure Code (Title I, Book III, Part II), as amended by the Law of 24 February 2012.

Arbitral Institutions

  • The Chamber of Commerce of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 9 September 1983); reservations: The Convention is applied on the basis of reciprocity to the recognition and enforcement of only those arbitral awards made in the territory of another Contracting State.

  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 26 March 1982).

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 30 July 1970).

  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 7 February 1997).


Last updated February 2019