Illegality In Arbitrations: What Is The Arbitrator's Duty?

By Elizabeth K. Ainslie, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (December 16, 2016, 11:37 AM EST) -- Commercial arbitration these days is laced with allegations of fraud. Fraud may be hard to prove but it's very easy to allege. And most of the allegations of fraud are made in good faith. After all, many parties to commercial arbitrations feel (with the benefit of hindsight) that they wouldn't have entered into the (failed) transaction at issue if the facts had been properly made known to them, and they say so in their arbitration papers....

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