Tag Archives: arbitrator

Obligation of disclosure and notorious fact: when the Court of Appeal recalls the extent of this obligation

On 27 March 2018, the Paris Court of Appeal ruled once again on the extent of the arbitrator’s obligation to disclose and notorious fact, underlining that a party ‘was not required to continue its research after the arbitration operations had begun and it was incumbent on the arbitrator to inform the parties of any circumstance […]

Report on the conference “Arbitration, a development channel for economic operators in the African – Indian Ocean zone”, Réunion, 30 November – 1 December 2017

Caroline Duclercq intervened on the the topic “The pros of choosing French law arbitration” in the context of the international conference “Arbitration, a development channel for economic operators in the African – Indian Ocean zone” that took place in Réunion Island, on 30 November and 1 December 2017, organized by the Centre de médiation et […]

Conference “Arbitration, a development channel for economic operators in the African – Indian Ocean zone”, Réunion, 30 November – 1 December 2017

Caroline Duclercq will intervene, on 1 December 2017, on the topic “The pros of choosing French law arbitration” in the context of the international symposium “Arbitration, a development channel for economic operators in the African – Indian Ocean zone” that will take place in Réunion Island, on 30 November and 1 December 2017, organized by […]

In-depth training – “Le cas pratique de l’AFA”, Paris, 13 and 14 November 2017

Caroline Duclercq will intervene on 14 November for the in-depth training “Le cas pratique de l’AFA” that will be held on 13 and 14 November 2017. This training is composed of 2 days during which a mock international arbitration is organised to discover all the essential tools during a procedure, focusing on an assets and liabilities […]

English court ruling on the extent and limits of the role of the Secretary of the Arbitral Tribunal

Decision of 9 February 2017 of the Commercial Court of the High Court of Justice (Queen’s Bench Division), made by Mr. Justice Popplewell (Case No. CL-2016-61). On 9 February 2017, the English High Court had an opportunity to rule on the question of the role of the Secretary of the Arbitral Tribunal. Recently, the question […]

“Wake up (with) Arbitration!” – 28 June 2017: “Arbitrator and defaulting party: alone like in “The Martian”?”

Caroline Duclercq will host on 28 June 2017, along with Valence Borgia and Maria Beatriz Burghetto, a new “Wake up (with) Arbitration!” roundtable on the topic “Arbitrator and defaulting party: alone like in “The Martian”?”. On this occasion, Gaelle Le Quillec and Fernando Mantilla-Serrano will debate the issue, answering either by the affirmative or the […]

SUPREME COURT: PARTIES ARE JOINTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ARBITRATOR FEES

On 1st February 2017, the first civil chamber of the French Supreme Court rendered a decision – published in the Bulletin –on a question of obvious practical importance, yet rarely addressed in judicial decisions: are parties jointly liable for the payment of arbitrator fees? Most arbitration rules provide that when one of the parties does […]