§ 684.0001 Short title
§ 684.0002 Scope of application
§ 684.0003 Definitions and rules of interpretation
§ 684.0004 International origin and general principles
§ 684.0005 Receipt of written communications
§ 684.0006 Waiver of right to object
§ 684.0007 Extent of court intervention
§ 684.0008 Court for certain functions of arbitration assistance and supervision
§ 684.0009 Arbitration agreement and substantive claim before court
§ 684.001 Arbitration agreement and interim measures by a court
§ 684.0011 Number of arbitrators
§ 684.0012 Appointment of arbitrators
§ 684.0013 Grounds for challenge
§ 684.0014 Challenge procedure
§ 684.0015 Failure or impossibility to act
§ 684.0016 Appointment of substitute arbitrator
§ 684.0017 Competence of arbitral tribunal to rule on its jurisdiction
§ 684.0018 Power of arbitral tribunal to order interim measures
§ 684.0019 Conditions for granting interim measures
§ 684.002 Applications for preliminary orders and conditions for granting preliminary orders
§ 684.0021 Specific regime for preliminary orders
§ 684.0022 Modification, suspension, or termination; interim measure or preliminary order
§ 684.0023 Provision of security
§ 684.0024 Disclosure
§ 684.0025 Costs and damages
§ 684.0026 Recognition and enforcement
§ 684.0027 Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement
§ 684.0028 Court-ordered interim measures
§ 684.0029 Equal treatment of parties
§ 684.003 Determination of rules of procedure
§ 684.0031 Place of arbitration
§ 684.0032 Commencement of arbitral proceedings
§ 684.0033 Language
§ 684.0034 Statements of claim and defense
§ 684.0035 Hearings and written proceedings
§ 684.0036 Default of a party
§ 684.0037 Expert appointed by arbitral tribunal
§ 684.0038 Court assistance in taking evidence
§ 684.0039 Rules applicable to substance of dispute
§ 684.004 Decisionmaking by panel of arbitrators
§ 684.0041 Settlement
§ 684.0042 Form and contents of award
§ 684.0043 Termination of proceedings
§ 684.0044 Correction and interpretation of award; additional award
§ 684.0045 Immunity for arbitrators
§ 684.0046 Application to set aside as exclusive recourse against arbitral award
§ 684.0047 Recognition and enforcement
§ 684.0048 Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement
§ 684.0049 Consent to jurisdiction

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 684 - International Commercial Arbitration

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Arbitral tribunal: means a sole arbitrator or panel of arbitrators. See Florida Statutes 684.0003
  • Arbitration: means any arbitration, whether or not administered by a permanent arbitral institution. See Florida Statutes 684.0003
  • Arbitration agreement: means an agreement by the parties to submit to arbitration all or certain disputes that have arisen or may arise between them in respect of a defined legal relationship, whether contractual or not. See Florida Statutes 684.0003
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means a circuit court of this state. See Florida Statutes 684.0003
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract of storage or transportation. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Issuer: means a bailee who issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person who orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01