22 Nations Don't Provide Right To Physical Hearing: Report

Law360 (February 8, 2021, 9:25 PM EST) -- A research project that is examining whether arbitration users have a right to a physical hearing have found that in the latest 22 countries surveyed, there is no express right to have hearings conducted in person, according to results released on Monday.

The majority of the reports — which include the results gathered in a survey project that is to cover about 86 jurisdictions — suggest that the right to a physical hearing may be excluded from the jurisdictions' arbitration laws, the co-editors of the research project said on Monday.

They came to that conclusion after considering three main factors. Those include provisions...

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