At the Crossroads of Arbitrator Bias: What Path to Choose?
Article from: TDM 4 (2008), in Arbitrator Bias
An arbitrator's independence and impartiality are the conditions sine qua non of the exercise of his jurisdiction. If it is accepted that these conditions apply to judges of courts of justice, they who are generally subject to the supervision of an appellate court, such independence and impartiality is even more important in regards to those whose decisions are not subject to such supervision. While the independence and impartiality of an arbitrator is equally, if not more important that that of a judge, the latter, by the nature of his functions, is better sheltered ...