Overview on Online Arbitration and Procedures (Jordan as an Example)

Mostafa Al Ateyat, Ahmad Kh. Al Dhahir


It is noteworthy to indicate the online arbitration is the natural evolution of the arbitration rules in their traditional form; since the increase in commercial and civil transactions and the slowness of litigation procedures along with the desire to expedite them in the dispute parties and to save effort and expenses led to the increased demand on arbitration in general and on online arbitration in particular, to face the requirements of transaction evolution from the traditional form into the online form, the matter that led transactors in ecommerce to thinking about and working on finding mechanisms alternative to the traditional in dispute settlement through the use of mechanisms based on the same technology used in entering into electronic transactions, rending the settlement electronic as well, mainly based on the world communication network with no need for the dispute parties to be available at a single place, i.e. the development introduced in the commerce sector using electronic means has not been confined to the activation of this commerce and facilitate the dealings thereof, but it also has extended to the use of these civil vehicles in settling the disputes arising there form.

Key words: Arbitration; Online arbitration; Ecommerce; Uncitral; Dispute settlement


Arbitration; Online arbitration; Ecommerce; Uncitral; Dispute settlement


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720130902.5001


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