William W. Park

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International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration, with W. L. Craig & J. Paulsson, 4th ed., Oceana (forthcoming). 

International Commercial Arbitration: Cases, Materials and Notes on the Resolution of International Business Disputes, with W. Michael Reisman, 2d ed., Foundation Press (forthcoming). 


"Non-Signatories and International Arbitration," in The Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration 707, 3d ed., L. W. Newman & R. D. Hill, Juris (2014). 


"Convention Violations and Investment Claims," in Symposium,  Agora on International Law Remedies for Wrongful Conduct by National Courts, 29 Arbitration International 175 (2013). 

"Procedural Tensions in International Arbitration," in International Arbitration: Contemporary Issues and Innovations John Norton Moore, ed., Brill (2013). 24th Sokol Colloquium, University of Virginia 


Arbitration of International Business Disputes: Studies in Law and Practice, 2d ed., Oxford University Press (2012). 

"Jurisdictional Legitimacy and Vindication of Contract Rights," in Symposium, The Center on Human International Commercial Arbitration Symposium: Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration, 27 American University International Law Review 837 (2012). 
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"La Jurisprudence Américaine en Matière de Class Arbitration: Entre Débat Politique et Technique Juridique," 2012 Revue de l'Arbitrage 507 (2012). 

"The Politics of Class Action: Jurisdiction, Fairness and Vindication of Rights: A Comment on Stolt-Nielsen SA v AnimalFeeds Intl Corp and AT&T Mobility LLC v Concepcion," in The Practice of Arbitration: Essays in Honour of Hans van Houtte 169, P. Wautelet, T. Kruger & G. Coppens, eds., Hart Publishing (2012). 


"The American President (Interview)," 6 Global Arbitration Review 26 (2011). 

"Arbitrator Comportment and Foreign Investment Claims," 7 Political Risk Insurance Newsletter 1 (May 2011). 

"A Cautionary Tale on Arbitral Authority," 3 Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation 200 (2011). 

"The Four Musketeers of Arbitral Duty: Neither One-For-All nor All-For-One," in Symposium, Is Arbitration Only as Good as the Arbitrator? Status, Powers and Role of the Arbitrator, 8 ICC Dossiers 25 (2011). 

"Arbitration in Autumn," 2 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 5 (2011). Adapted as "Maturity in Arbitration," 26 ICSID Review/Foreign Investment Law Journal 1 (2011). 

"Les Devoirs de l'Arbitre: Ni Un pour Tous, Ni Tous pour Un," 2011 Cahiers de l'Arbitrage 13 (2011). 

"Truth and Efficiency: The Arbitrator's Predicament," in Looking to the Future: Essays on International Law in Honor of W. Michael Reisman 753, M. Arsanjani, J. Cogan, R. D. Sloane & S. Weissner, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (2011). 

"Truth-Seeking in International Arbitration," in The Search for "Truth" in Arbitration 1, M. Wirth, C. Rouvinez & J. Knoll, eds., Association Suisse de l'Arbitrage (2011). Special Series No. 35. 


"Arbitrators and Accuracy," 1 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 25 (2010). 

"The Borders of Bias: Rectitude in International Arbitration," in Making Transnational Law Work in the Global Economy: Essays in Honour of Detlev Vagts 577, P. Bekker, R. Dolzer & M. Waibel, eds., Cambridge University Press (2010). 


"Arbitrator Integrity: The Transient and the Permanent," 46 San Diego Law Review 629 (2009). Adapted in The Backlash Against Investor Arbitration: Perceptions and Reality 189, M. Waibel, A. Kaushal, K. Chung & C. Balchin, eds., Kluwer Law International (2010). 
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"Foreword," in Sam Luttrell, Bias Challenges in International Arbitration Kluwer Law International (2009). 

"Good Behavior: The Transient and the Permanent," in Symposium on Ethics in International Arbitration, 3 World Arbitration and Mediation Guide 383 (2009). Adapted as "The Transient and the Permanent in Good Behavior," 65 Dispute Resolution Journal 134 (May-Oct. 2010); adapted from Keynote Address to Institute of Transnational Arbitration, Dallas (June 2009). 

"Investment Claims and Arbitrator Comportment," in A Liber Amicorum: Thomas Walde - Law Beyond Conventional Thought 183, J. Werner & A. Ali, eds., CMP Publishing (2009). Adapted as "Arbitrator Integrity and Investor-State Disputes," in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers 100, Arthur Rovine, ed., Brill (2010). 

"Tax Arbitration and Investor Protection," in The Future of Investment Arbitration 227, C. A. Rogers & R. P. Alford, eds., Oxford University Press (2009). 


"Arbitral Jurisdiction in the United States," 11 International Arbitration Law Review 33 (2008). 

"Framing the Case on Quantum," in Damages in International Arbitration, 2 World Arbitration & Mediation Review 59 (2008). Adapted from Keynote Address to Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Dallas (June 2008). 

"The International Currency of Arbitral Awards," in Volume 1 International Arbitration 2007 359, Practicing Law Institute (2008). 

"Non-Signatories and International Arbitration," in Leading Arbitrator's Guide to International Arbitration 553, 2d ed., L. Newman & R. Hill, eds., JurisNet (2008). Republished in 2 Dispute Resolution International 84 (2008). Adapted as 'Non-signatories and International Contracts: An Arbitrator's Dilemma,' in Multiple Party Actions in International Arbitration: Consent, Procedure and Enforcement 3, Belinda MacMahon, ed., Oxford University Press (2009). 

"Tax and Arbitrability," in Arbitrability in International Arbitration 179, L. Mistelis & S. Brekoulakis, eds., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (2008). 

"Tax Arbitration and Investor Protection," in Investment Protection and the Energy Charter Treaty 115, G. Coop & C. Ribeiro, eds., JurisNet (2008). Adapted as: "Tax, Arbitration and Investor Protection," in The Future of Investment Arbitration 227, C. Rogers & R. Alford, eds., Oxford University Press (2009). 

"The Uses of Comparative Arbitration Law," with Thomas W. Walsh, 24 Arbitration International 615 (2008). 

"The Uses of Comparative Arbitration Law," with Thomas W. Walsh, review of Comparative Law of International Arbitration, 2d ed., J. Poudret & S. Besson, eds., Sweet and Maxwell (2007), 24 Arbitration International 615 (2008). 


"The Arbitrator's Jurisdiction to Determine Jurisdiction," 13 ICCA Congress Series 55 (2007). 

"Determining an Arbitrator's Jurisdiction: Timing and Finality in American Law," in Symposium on Rethinking the Federal Arbitration Act: An Examination of Whether and How the Statute Should be Amended, 8 Nevada Law Journal 135 (2007). 
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"Du Respect de la Convention de New York," 18:2 Bulletin Cour Internationale de l'Arbitrage CCI 65 (2007). English version, "Respecting the New York Convention," 18 (2) ICC Court of Arbitration Bulletin 65 (2007). 

"Rules and Standards in Private International Law," review of Dicey, Morris and Collins on the Conflict of Laws, 14th ed., Sir Lawrence Collins, ed., Sweet & Maxwell (2006), 73 Arbitration 441 (2007). 

"Two Faces of Progress: Fairness and Flexibility in Arbitral Procedure," 23 Arbitration International 499 (2007). 


Arbitration of International Business Disputes: Studies in Law and Practice, Oxford University Press (2006). 

Foreword to Leonard Schneidman, United States Taxation of Foreign Portfolio Investors, Boulder Publishers (2006). 

"Procedural Default Rules Revisited," in Arbitration Insights 331, J. Lew & L. Mistels, eds., Kluwer Law International (2006). 

Procedural Evolution in Business Arbitration: Three Studies in Change, Oxford University Press (2006). 

"The Procedural Soft Law of International Arbitration," in Pervasive Problems in International Arbitration 141, L. Mistelis & J. Lew, eds., Kluwer Law International (2006). 

"Treaty Obligations and National Law," with Alexander Yanos, 58 Hastings Law Review 251 (2006). 
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Foreword to C. Buhring-Uhle, L. Kirchhoff & G. Scherer, Arbitration and Mediation in International Business, 2d ed. Kluwer (2005). 

"The Good Arbitrator," 10 LCIA News 28 (2005). 

"NAFTA Investment Award Challenges," in Symposium Proceedings, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2 Transnational Dispute Management 39 (2005). 

"The Nature of Arbitral Authority: A Comment on Lesotho Highlands," 21 Arbitration International 483 (2005). 

"Private Disputes and the Public Good: Explaining Arbitration Law," 20 American University International Law Review 903 (2005). 
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"Developments in International Commercial Dispute Resolution in 2003," with J. Coe, M. Friedman, D. Prager & S. Smith, 38 International Lawyer 265 (2004). 
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"Expropriation and Taxation Under the NAFTA," in NAFTA: Investment Law and Arbitration: Past Issues, Current Practice, Future Prospects 93, Todd Weiler, ed., Transnational Publishers (2004). 

Income Tax Treaty Arbitration, with David R. Tillinghast, Sdu Fiscal & Financial Publishers (2004). 

"The International Currency of Arbitral Awards," in International Business Litigation and Arbitration 519, Practising Law Institute (2004). 

"Saving the FAA," 4 International Arbitration News 10 (Summer 2004). Reprinted in 19 International Arbitration Report 27 (Nov. 2004). 


"Arbitrability and American Securities Law," 20 Association Suisse de l'Arbitrage Special Bulletin 81 (Jan. 2003). G. Kaufmann-Kohler & V. Frossard, eds., Proceedings of ASA Colloquium, Arbitration in Banking and Financial Matters, Geneva (2003). 

"Arbitration's Protean Nature: The Value of Rules and the Risks of Discretion," 19 Arbitration International 279 (2003). 

"The Contours of Arbitral Jurisdiction: Who Decides What?" 3 International Arbitration News 2 (2003). Reprinted in 18 International Arbitration Report 21 (Aug. 2003). 

"International Commercial Dispute Resolution," with A. Bjorklund & J. Coe, 37 International Lawyer 445 (2003). 
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"Irony in Intellectual Property Arbitration," 19 Arbitration International 451 (2003). 

"The New Face of Investment Arbitration: NAFTA Chapter 11," with Guillermo Aguilar Alvarez, 28 Yale Journal of International Law 365 (2003). 
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"Amending the Federal Arbitration Act," 13 American Review of International Arbitration 75 (2002). Adapted as "The Specificity of International Arbitration: The Case for FAA Reform," 36 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 1241 (2003).  
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"Arbitration and Tax Measures in North America," in Settlement of Disputes in Tax Treaty Law 565, M. Lang & M. Zuger, eds., Kluwer (2002). 

"Award Enforcement under the New York Convention," 1 International Business Litigation & Arbitration 683 (2002). 
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"Income Tax Treaty Arbitration," 10 George Mason Law Review 803 (2002). Reprinted in 31 Tax Management International Journal 219 (2002). 
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"Investor Nations as Host States under NAFTA Chapter 11," in Special Series No. 19 Investment Treaties and Arbitration 9, G. Kaufmann-Kohler & B. Stucki, eds., Association Suisse de l'Arbitrage (2002). 


"Arbitration and the Fisc: NAFTA's Tax Veto," 2 Chicago Journal of International Law 231 (2001). Reprinted in 16 International Arbitration Report 33 (May 2001). 
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"Arbitration's Discontents: Of Elephants and Pornography," in Foundations and Perspectives of International Trade Law 258, I. Fletcher, L. Mistelis & M. Cremona, eds., Sweet & Maxwell (2001). Reprinted in 17 Arbitration International 263 (2001) and 17 International Arbitration Report 20 (Feb. 2002). 

Book Review, with Luisa Arosio, Aldo Berlinguer, La Compromettibilita Per Arbitri: Studio Di Diritto Italiano e Comparato, G. Giappichelli, 16 International Arbitration Report 19 (2001). 

"Why Courts Review Arbitral Awards," in Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft und Streiterledigung im 21. Jahrhundert: Liber Amicorum Karl-Heinz Bockstiegel 595, R. Briner, L. Y. Fortier, K. P. Berger & J. Bredow, eds. (2001). Reprinted in 16 International Arbitration Report 27 (Nov. 2001). 


International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration, with W. L. Craig & J. Paulsson, 3d ed., Oceana (2000). 

"Jurisdictional Issues in Financial Arbitration," in Festschrift fur Otto Sandrock zum 70. Geburtstag 745, Klaus Peter Berger, ed., Recht und Wirtschaft (2000). 

"Making Sense of Financial Arbitration," Special Supplement ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin  (2000). Also published as "Comprendre les Enjeux de l'Arbitrage Financier," in Arbitrage, Finance et Assurance 7, Bulletin de la Cour International d'Arbitrage (2000). [French]  

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Commentary and Translation of Sebastian Castellion, The Art of Doubting and Believing, 54 Unitarian Universalist Christian 57 (1999). 

"Determining Arbitral Jurisdiction: Allocating Tasks Between Courts and Arbitrators," 8 American Review of International Arbitration 133 (1999). 
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"Duty and Discretion in International Arbitration," 93 American Journal of International Law 805 (1999). Reprinted in 15:1 International Arbitration Report 28 (Jan. 2000) and 33 Seinan Gakuin Law Review 71 (2001).  
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"The United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards," in Carswell's Handbook of International Dispute Resolution Rules 519, B. Barin, ed., Carswell (1999). 


Annotated Guide to the 1998 ICC Arbitration Rules, with W. L. Craig & J. Paulsson, Oceana (1998). 

"Arbitration in Banking and Finance," 17 Annual Review of Banking Law 213 (1998). Reprinted in 1997 Yearbook of International Financial and Economic Law, Joseph Norton, ed., Kluwer Law International (1997). 
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"Bridging the Gap in Forum Selection: Harmonizing Arbitration and Court Selection," 8 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 19 (1998). 
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"Control Mechanisms in the Development of a Modern Lex Mercatoria," in Lex Mercatoria and Arbitration 143, revised ed., T. Carbonneau, Juris Publishing (1998). 

"Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Avoids 'Hometown Justice' Overseas," National Law Journal C18, col.1 (May 4,1998). [National Law Journal Corporation Counsel Report of Multinational Corporations Dispute Resolutions] 

"In Memoriam: Memorial Tributes for Professor Elizabeth B. Clark," with others, 78 Boston University Law Review 242 (1998). 
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"The Interaction of Courts and Arbitrators in England," 13:5 International Arbitration Review 54 (Feb. 1998). Reprinted in 13:6 International Arbitration Report 21 (Jun. 1998). 


"Determining Arbitral Jurisdiction: Allocation of Tasks Between Courts and Arbitrators," 8 American Review of International Arbitration 133 (1997). 
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"Documentary Credit Dispute Resolution: The Role of Arbitrators and Experts," 12 International Arbitration Report 15 (1997). 

International Commercial Arbitration: Cases, Materials and Notes on the Resolution of International Business Disputes, with W. Michael Reisman, Foundation Press (1997). 

"Text and Context in International Dispute Resolution," in Symposium on International Commercial Dispute Resolution, 15 Boston University International Law Journal 191 (1997). 
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"When and Why Arbitration Matters," in The Commercial Way to Justice: The 1996 International Conference of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 73, Geoffrey M. Beresford Hartwell, ed., Kluwer Law International (1997). 


"The Arbitrability Dicta in First Options v. Kaplan: What Sort of Kompetenz-Kompetenz Has Crossed the Atlantic?" 12 Arbitration International 137 (1996). Reprinted in 11 International Arbitration Report 1 (Oct. 1996). 

"Fields and Gardens: The Why and Wherefore of Arbitration," The World and I 317 (April 1996). 

Foreword to Christian Buhring-Uhle, Arbitration and Mediation in International Business, Kluwer Law International (1996). 

"L'Arbitrage en Matiere Financiere," 40 Revue de Jurisprudence Commerciale 41 (1996). 


"Illusion and Reality in International Forum Selection," in Symposium on Arbitration, 30 Texas International Law Journal 135 (1995). 
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International Forum Selection, Kluwer Law Publishers (1995). 

"Neutrality, Predictability and Economic Cooperation," 12:4 Journal of International Arbitration 99 (1995). 

"The Raison d'Etre of International Commercial Arbitration," 1995 Lov Og Rett 641 (1995). 


"Control Mechanisms in Tax Arbitration," in Resolution of Tax Treaty Conflicts by Arbitration 36, G. Lindencrona, ed., Kluwer Law International (1994). 

"Finality and Fairness in Tax Arbitration," 11 Journal of International Arbitration 19 (1994). 

"Particularites de l'Arbitrage en Matiere Bancaire et Financiere," 116 Semaine Judiciare 1 (1994). 


"Anonymous Bank Accounts: Narco-Dollars, Fiscal Fraud, and Lawyers," 15 Fordham International Law Journal 652 (1992). 
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"L'Arbitrage et le Recouvrement des Prets Consentis a des Debiteurs Etrangers," 37 McGill Law Journal 377 (1992). 
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Book Review, International Commercial Arbitration and the Courts and The 1989 Guide to International Arbitration and Arbitrators, Hans Smit, ed., Transnational Juris Publications (1990), 85 American Journal of International Law 586 (1991). 
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"Spiritual Energy and Secular Power," in The Influence of Religion on the Development of International Law 171, M. Janis, ed., Kluwer (1991). 

"When the Borrower and the Banker Are at Odds: Arbitration and International Finance," 65 Tulane Law Review 1323 (1991). 
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"Control Mechanisms in the Development of a Modern Lex Mercatoria," in Lex Mercatoria and Arbitration 109, T. Carbonneau, ed., Transnational Juris (1990). 

International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration, with W. L. Craig & J. Paulsson, 2d ed., Oceana Publications (1990). 

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"Judicial Controls in the Arbitral Process," 5 Arbitration International 230 (1989). 

"Legal Policy Conflicts in International Banking," in Symposium on Banking Law, 50 Ohio State Law Journal 1067 (1989). 
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"National Law and Commercial Justice," 63 Tulane Law Review 647 (1989). 
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"National Legal Systems and Private Dispute Resolution," 82 American Journal of International Law 616 (1988). 
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"American Income Tax Aspects of Trans-Border Securities Investment," 4 Boston University International Law Journal 67 (1986). 
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"Private Adjudicators and the Public Interest: The Expanding Scope of International Arbitration," 12 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 629 (1986). 
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"A Swiss American Perspective of a Franco-American Treatise," with L. Levy, review of J. Robert & T. Carbonneau, The French Law of Arbitration, Matthew Bender (1983), 2 Arbitration International 266 (1986). 


"Arbitrage Commercial et Contracts Internationaux," with J. Paulsson, 45 Revue du Barreau 215 (1985). 

"Backup Withholding, Foreign Banks and Bearer Bonds," 1 Journal of Strategy in International Taxation 161 (1985). 

"Compelling Information from Foreign Corporations: Secrecy Laws and United States Economic Regulation," in Investments in United States Real Estate from a European Perspective __, R. Zach ed., Haupt-Bern (1985). 

"El Arbitraje Commercial Internacional y la Lex Loci Arbitri: Perspectiva de la Ley de Arbitraje Inglesa," 2 Revista de la Corte Espagnola de Arbitraje 57 (1985). 

"Tax Planning for Foreign Investment in American Real Estate," 1 Journal of Strategy in International Taxation 247 (1985). 


"Arbitration of International Contract Disputes," 39 Business Law 1783 (1984). 
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"The Influence of National Legal Systems on International Commercial Arbitration," in Resolving Transnational Disputes Through Arbitration 80, T. Carbonneau ed., University of Virginia Press (1984). 

International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration, with W. L. Craig & J. Paulsson, Oceana Publications (1984). 


"Binding Force of International Arbitral Awards," with J. Paulsson, 23 Virginia Journal of International Law 253 (1983). 
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Book Review, Sir Michael Mustill & Stewart Boyd, Commercial Arbitration, Butterworth (1982), 11 International Business Lawyer 216 (1983). 

"Lex Loci Arbitri and International Commercial Arbitration," 32 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 21 (1983). 
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"Predestination and Swiss Arbitration Law: Geneva's Application of the International Concordat," with P. Neyroud, 2 Boston University International Law Journal 1 (1983). 
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"French Codification of a Legal Framework for International Commercial Arbitration," 13 Law & Policy in International Business 727 (1981). 
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"Legal Issues in the Third World's Economic Development," 61 Boston University Law Review 1321 (1981). 

"Tax Characterization of International Leases: The Contours of Ownership," 67 Cornell Law Review 103 (1981). 
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"Judicial Supervision of Transnational Commercial Arbitration," 21 Harvard International Law Journal 87 (1980). 
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"Le Nouveau Statut des Banques Etrangeres aux Etats-Unis," 32 Revue Internationale de Droit Compare 75 (1980). 

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"Fiscal Jurisdiction and Accrual Basis Taxation: Lifting the Corporate Veil to Tax Foreign Company Profits," 78 Columbia Law Review 1609 (1979). 
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"International Products Liability Litigation: Choosing the Applicable Law," 12 International Lawyer 845 (1978). 
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