In too deep…? Arbitrator bias in Halliburton v Chubb
The Supreme Court heard the appeal in Halliburton v Chubb nearly a year ago. Given the length of time which has passed without a judgment, the answer to the question of when an arbitrator should make disclosure of circumstances which may give rise to justifiable doubts as to his impartiality is clearly not a straightforward one. The shipping community is relatively small, as is the pool of arbitrators with sufficient experience to deal with the complexities of marine disputes. The issue of potential arbitrator bias is therefore a topical one for the industry. Click here to watch the webinar.