Q: Which is the legal nature of an arbitrator's award?
I'm from México. I'm doing a research in comparative law regarding to this subject, because i want to identify the legal nature of a commercial arbitrator's award, because in the mexican legal system is not determined which is the nature of it. Actually, i would like to know if there is any doctrinal debate on this matter in the commonlaw; i have overhauled in the french doctrine , and some jurists consider that the legal nature, is private jurisdiction act, non a contractual one or mixed.
Thank you very much
When you ask about legal nature of an arbitrator's award, one important attribute it has is that it is generally binding. This means it can have the same effect as a court's decision. Like a court's award, arbitration awards can provide avenues for appeal, on certain limited grounds. In terms of debate, you might be able to find additional commentary online. Good luck
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