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2000

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The Liability Of International Arbitrators: A Comparative Analysis And Proposal For Qualified Immunity, Susan Franck Dec 1999

The Liability Of International Arbitrators: A Comparative Analysis And Proposal For Qualified Immunity, Susan Franck

Susan D. Franck

International arbitration has become the preferred way of resolving international commercial disputes. Although the parties have an opportunity to play a role in the selection of arbitrators, there may nevertheless be concerns about the integrity of the dispute resolution process. This article examines the nature of the relationship between the parties and the arbitrators. It then explores how a variety of countries address the issues of arbitrator liability or immunity from the common law, civil law and Islamic law perspectives. The article ultimately recommends the adoption of a qualified immunity standard, which balances the needs for arbitrators to function independently ...


Symposium Prosecuting Transnational Crimes: Cross-Cultural Insights For The Former Soviet Union, James W. Diehm Dec 1999

Symposium Prosecuting Transnational Crimes: Cross-Cultural Insights For The Former Soviet Union, James W. Diehm

James W. Diehm

I have the honor and privilege of commenting on Professor Shelley's address, and not surprisingly to me, having long been an admirer of her and her work, I find myself in agreement with the comments that she made.