US arbitral institutions and their rules


When arbitrating in the United States, disputants can choose from a number of institutions. This Practice Note is intended to familiarise practitioners with the most commonly used arbitral institutions in the United States: the American Arbitration Association (AAA); the International Institution for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR); and JAMS. This Practice Note outlines the key differences between the institutions in terms of panel selection, applicable rules and arbitration fees.

In this Practice Note, the following definitions will be used:

- AAA Commercial Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures (2013) (AAA Rules)

- References:

.. AAA Rules

.. CPR Rules for Non-administered Arbitration of Business Disputes (2007) (CPR Rules)

- References:

..CPR Rules

..JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules & Procedures (2010) (JAMS Rules)

- References:

..JAMS Rules

- Originally published on LexisPSL Arbitration.

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