Independence, Impartiality and Duty of Disclosure in Investment Arbitration
Article from: TDM 5 (2005), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
Much has been written on the subject of the independence and impartiality of arbitrators in international commercial arbitration. Conferences and doctrinal contributions analyse the issue at length, and professional associations have issued guidelines and non-binding regulations aimed at providing specific codes of conduct for international arbitrators. Similarly, certain permanent courts and tribunals have adopted internal rules and codes of conduct in this respect. The issue has become more pressing with the globalisation of international law firms and the proliferation of ...