Confidentiality in Arbitration: the Story Continues - Department of Economic Policy & Development, City of Moscow v (1) Bankers Trust Company and (2) International Industrial Bank
Article from: TDM 0 (2003), in International Commercial Arbitration
Debate among academics and practitioners concerning the confidentiality of arbitration proceedings shows no sign of abating. It is often asserted that any such confidentiality is of little value given the public nature of any subsequent court proceedings. This article considers a case in the English High Court where the judge concluded that not only can arbitration claims be heard, but also judgment can be delivered, in private so that the entirety of the dispute remains behind closed doors, confidential only to the participants. The Judge also shows that such ...