Following the panel’s introduction to some of the relevant issues, you & your colleagues will be invited to contribute to the debate on topics including arbitrator conflicts, the extent to which the Court will conduct re-hearings (including re-hearing witnesses) and the limits of the s.68 ‘serious irregularity’ challenge.
Particular issues for discussion are:
• Halliburton v Chubb: Arbitrator conflicts, the duty of disclosure and the implications in maritime arbitration
• The Pounda: s.67 challenges to arbitration awards
• Section 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996