In recent times ethical issues have featured prominently in investment treaty arbitration. Parties have challenged arbitrators on numerous occasions, in different forums, national and international (recently in EDF v Argentina awards and the NAFTA case Grandriver Enterprises v USA) and on a variety of grounds. The conference will review and analyze the emerging practice on relevant matters such as repeat appointments, issue conflicts, duty of disclosure, financial interest, same-chamber barrister participation and others, with a view to discern good practices in this area for both counsel and arbitrators.
- Considerations relating to Arbitrators Appointments
- Two Debates: 1. Relationships between Arbitrator and Counsel; 2. Issue Conflicts and the Limits on the Obligation of an Arbitrator to Disclose Financial Interests
- Roundtable Discussion: Best Practice on Conflicts in International Arbitration - A Way Forward
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