With the increasing growth of international commercial transactions in Asia and the Pacific, this work provides the essential rules and laws governing commercial dispute resolution in these jurisdictions. Litigation in a foreign jurisdiction can be time consuming, expensive, and very uncertain. Thus, lawyers and business professionals are now turning to arbitration and mediation to find quick and inexpensive ways to resolve their commercial disputes. Designed for the convenience of Pacific Rim specialists and international business professionals, this single volume resource provides comprehensive coverage of Pacific Rim countries and regions such as Asia, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, and New Zealand. Full-text material presents national rules and enactments, regional conventions, and international agreements governing commercial arbitration. Authoritative English translations guide the reader through the arbitration practice and procedure of these jurisdictions.