Presiding Arbitrator’s Appointment by a Co-Arbitrator: Analysis of Confutable Validity

In this post, the authors examine the validity of the unilateral appointment of presiding arbitrator by one party-appointed arbitrator through the prisms of party autonomy and equal treatment of parties. They further differentiate the appointment of the presiding arbitrator from that of the sole arbitrator and analyse whether the threshold of procedural equality between the parties is met. Continue reading Presiding Arbitrator’s Appointment by a Co-Arbitrator: Analysis of Confutable Validity