“Georgia Seeks to be Arbitration Center for International Business Disputes,” The Saporta Report
The Saporta Report turned to Stephen Wright for a guest column on, “Georgia Seeks to be Arbitration Center for International Business Disputes,” for its July 7, 2013, issue. In the article, Wright discusses why Georgia is an attractive state for conducting international business. These factors, including Atlanta’s international airport, Savannah’s vibrant port, mild climate, low costs of living, and pro-business environment, support the state’s new international commercial arbitration law. Georgia’s updated law on international arbitration makes agreements to arbitrate more certain of enforcement and to direct courts to provide assistance to the arbitral process. In addition, the new law embraces self-determination in structuring the arbitration process and limits high costs and intrusiveness of discovery in litigation. For the full article, please click here.