Date of this Version
Published as a chapter in Dispute Settlement in the Area of Space Communication: 2nd Luxembourg Workshop on Space and Satellite Communication Law, Mahulena Hofmann (editor), Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft and Hart Publishing, 2015, pp. 93–125.
In 2011 the PCA Optional Rules for Arbitration of Disputes Relating to Outer Space Activities were adopted. The present contribution addresses the possible relevance of these new rules for disputes regarding international satellite communication, noting the existence of various dispute settlement regimes already available and analyzing their respective usefulness for such international satellite communications disputes.