Arbitration, challenge of arbitral awards, constitutional control, current state of constitutional jurisprudence.

What is arbitration? The first answer, leads us to say that it is an alternative method of conflict resolution. However, it is complex to understand the alternation and differentiation of this jurisdictional method with judicial processes. In this problem, it becomes especially relevant when any action derived from the arbitration process must be resolved and when legal problems must be resolved in specific cases as a result of constant interaction between the arbitrators and the judges. This academic paper aims to analyze the current state of constitutional jurisprudence that govern the arbitration process and the actions derived from it, with special emphasis on the recent and relevant criteria of the current constitution of the Constitutional Court of Ecuador. In order to constitute a current guide on how to resolve legal problems in specific cases when there is an arbitration, an arbitration agreement or award and actions derived from these.