The enforcing contracts indicator measured the time and cost for resolving a commercial dispute through a local first-instance court, and the quality of judicial processes index, evaluating whether each economy had adopted a series of good practices that promote quality and efficiency in the court system. The most recent round of data collection was completed in May 2019. See the methodology and video for more information.

Other resources

Case studies -- Download 13 papers on the process of Enforcing Contracts.

Research papers -- View list of relevant research on Enforcing Contracts.

Arbitrating Commercial Disputes -- Learn about several aspects of domestic and international arbitration regimes applicable to local and foreign companies in 87 economies.

Related websites:

World Bank, Justice and Development

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

International Association for Court Administration

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas