Volume 16 (2014)

Volume 16 (2014) / Issue 4

Sam Luttrell, 'Beware the Blue Bank: The Implications of a Lower Threshold for ICSID Arbitrator Disqualification for International Arbitration in Asia' (2014) 16 Asian Dispute Review, Issue 4, pp. 172–179


This article discusses the impact of the adoption of a lower standard – ‘reasonable doubt’ – for disqualifying arbitrators following challenges for alleged lack of impartiality and/or independence in ICSID cases, and postulates that this trend may have serious implications for international arbitration in Asia, both investor/State and commercial.

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