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3 Questions To Ask When Appointing An Arbitrator

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 8:04 PM EDT) -- The party-appointed arbitrator system is often touted as one of international arbitration's best attributes, but actually choosing who that arbitrator will be is far more complicated than it may first appear.

When people think of the perfect arbitrator, they may immediately think of a person who is well-organized, knows the law well and is an expert on the subject matter at hand. While all of those attributes are important, experts say there's a lot more to consider when it comes to choosing an arbitrator who's going to provide the best result for your client.

"The question [what makes a perfect arbitrator]...

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