3 Things To Consider Before Getting An Emergency Arbitrator

Law360, New York (February 29, 2016, 10:31 PM EST) -- As more arbitral institutions adopt provisions allowing for emergency arbitrators, who can grant parties interim relief before a tribunal has been constituted, it behooves attorneys to know exactly what they’re in for before availing themselves of this increasingly popular option. 

Pioneered by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution in 2006, rules allowing for emergency arbitrators have been adopted by most major arbitral institutions, with the notable exception of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes. Emergency arbitrators have the ability to grant parties immediate relief in extreme circumstances, including injunctions and measures for the protection or conservation of property....

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