Towards a hierarchy of norms in transnational Law?

Renner, Moritz

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Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2009
The title of a journal, publication series: Journal of International Arbitration
Volume: 26
Issue number: 4
Page range: 533-555
Place of publication: Alphen aan den Rijn [u.a.]
Publishing house: Kluwer Law Internat.
ISSN: 0255-8106
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Law and Economics > Bürgerl. Recht, Internat. und Europ. Wirtschaftsrecht (Renner 2017-)
Subject: 340 Law
Abstract: Transnational law as applied in international arbitration is based on private contracts and the principle of party autonomy. It is therefore often described as being increasingly detached from domestic and international law. At the same time, it is well accepted that international arbitral tribunals must apply certain mandatory norms protecting public policy irrespective of the law otherwise applicable. Based on a survey of arbitral practice, this article argues that, taken together, both developments contribute to the emergence of transnational hierarchies of norms, a “constitutionalization” of transnational law.

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