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February 3, 2019

Ad-hoc Arbitrations and Selecting the Umpire - What are your thoughts?

In an ad-hoc arbitration, where each party names a wing arbitrator and the two wings are supposed to name an umpire, what procedural methodology for the selection of the umpire have you found to be the most effective?

February 10, 2019

Unethical Conduct by Counsel - What are your thoughts?

If an arbitrator thinks that counsel has engaged in unethical conduct, does the arbitrator (or full panel)have a duty to investigate to see if that was the case?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

February 16, 2019

Disclosing Speaking Engagements - What are your thoughts?

During an ongoing arbitration matter with two party appointed neutral arbitrators and chair, the chair of the Tribunal accepts a speaking engagement at an arbitration conference organized and moderated by an attorney from the firm of one of the party appointed arbitrators.

Should this be disclosed to the parties? What are best practices? Should the chair have accepted this speaking engagement?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

About February 2019

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