New Case Law From Austria, Switzerland and Germany Regarding the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration
Article from: TDM 4 (2008), in Arbitrator Bias
In 2004, the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) issued a booklet that has since had an undeniable impact on the practice of international arbitration: the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration ("IBA Guidelines"). These Guidelines were developed to respond to a need to provide for more uniformity in the standards applied in making decisions concerning disclosure, objections and challenges, and ultimately, to ensure that arbitration proceedings not be hindered by the growing conflict of interest issues. Indeed, laws and ...