Mexican punitive damages in commercial arbitration : forecasting the future

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dc.contributor.author Muñoz López, José Edgardo
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-22T17:04:04Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-22T17:04:04Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Muñoz, E. (2018). Mexican punitive damages in commercial arbitration: Forecasting the future. Journal of International Arbitration, 35(5), 575-597. es_ES, en_US
dc.identifier.other Campus Guadalajara es_ES, en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://scripta.up.edu.mx/xmlui/handle/123456789/4726
dc.description.abstract In February 2014, the Supreme Court of Mexico, citing US scholarship and case law, held that punitive damages had to be awarded to a tort plaintiff as part of the indemnity afforded by Mexican law under the heading of moral damages (daños morales). Before this landmark decision, nothing similar to punitive damages existed in the Mexican legal system. In the context of arbitral proceedings, this new interpretation of moral damages gives rise to two questions at the core of the international discussion on punitive damages and arbitration. The first has regard to the power of arbitral tribunals with seat in Mexico to award punitive relief when the applicable substantive law, including Mexican law, contemplates it. The second is the possibility of enforcing foreign-based law punitive damages awards in Mexico. Despite the early stage and still incipient discussion regarding the true nature and application of punitive damages in Mexico, the author forecasts that, while they may be an available relief in arbitration proceedings in Mexico, this decision is a rare exception and their quantum limited. In addition, Anglo-American law based punitive damages awards may still find a public policy obstacle for their enforcement or grounds for their nullity in Mexico. © 2018 Kluwer Law International BV, The Netherlands. es_ES, en_US
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dc.description.tableofcontents Derecho es_ES, en_US
dc.language Inglés es_ES, en_US
dc.publisher Kluwer Law International es_ES, en_US
dc.relation Versión del autor es_ES, en_US
dc.relation.ispartof REPOSITORIO SCRIPTA es_ES, en_US
dc.relation.ispartof REPOSITORIO NACIONAL CONACYT es_ES, en_US
dc.relation.ispartof OPENAIRE es_ES, en_US
dc.rights Acceso Abierto es_ES, en_US
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dc.subject Punitive damages es_ES, en_US
dc.subject Court es_ES, en_US
dc.subject.classification CIENCIAS SOCIALES es_ES, en_US
dc.title Mexican punitive damages in commercial arbitration : forecasting the future es_ES, en_US
dc.type artículo preliminar es_ES, en_US


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