Arbitration - Challenges to the Appointing Body
Article from: TDM 3 (2004), in Arbitration - General Issues
The issues associated with challenging arbitrators, either on appointment, or subsequently, have been extensively aired in recent years and there is considerable jurisprudence on the topic, most notably the English Court of Appeal case AT&T v Saudi Cable. In addition, the IBA has recently promulgated new Guidelines concerning arbitrator independence and disclosure. However, the analogous and apparently novel question of challenge to the appointing body itself was raised recently in an OGEMID debate. This article briefly summarises the contributions made. This ...