ICC Arbitration standard clause:

Arbitration
“All disputes arising out of or in connection with the present contract shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules.”

Arbitration without emergency arbitrator
“All disputes arising out of or in connection with the present contract shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules. The Emergency Arbitrator Provisions shall not apply.”

The parties may also wish to stipulate in the arbitration clause:

  • the law governing the contract;
  • the number of arbitrators;
  • the place of arbitration; and/or
  • the language of the arbitration.

The standard clause is available in 12 languages and can be downloaded from here

The standard clause is available in 12 languages and can be downloaded from here:
LCIA Model Clause:

“Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the LCIA Rules, which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause.

The number of arbitrators shall be [one/three].

The seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be [City and/or Country].

The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be [ ].

The governing law of the contract shall be the substantive law of [ ].”

Parties wishing to provide for party-nomination of arbitrators, or for other procedures for the selection of arbitrators not covered by this clause, may contact the LCIA Secretariat for suitable wording.

English Clause:

“Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the _______[please select which Arbitration Rules will apply to the contract].

Recommended additions:

The number of arbitrators shall be one [or three].

The place of the arbitration shall be Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The language(s) to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be […]

This Contract shall be governed by the substantive law of […]”

Clause-type en Français:

“Tous différends découlant du présent contrat ou en relation avec celui-ci seront tranchés définitivement suivant le [Indiquer le Règlement qui applique au contrat] par un ou trois arbitres nommés conformément à ce Règlement.

Cette clause peut être complétée par les dispositions suivantes:

Le tribunal arbitral sera composé [d’un] ou [de trois] arbitre[s]

Le siège de l’arbitrage sera Toronto, Ontario, Canada

La langue de la procédure sera le […]

Les règles de droit applicables sont […]”