Ethics and regulation

Ethics and regulation guidance:

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s Arbitration annual round-up of trends and hot topics in the international arbitration...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Ensuring the arbitral tribunal's independence and impartiality, which explains the importance of...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Conflicts of interest in arbitration—challenges to arbitral appointments. What are the general...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Conflicts of interest in arbitration—applicable principles. What are the main types of conflict of...

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One of the key distinguishing features of arbitration, as compared with domestic civil litigation, is the parties’ considerable freedom of choice as regards the procedure...

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Issues of independence and impartiality The principle that a court of law should be independent and impartial is firmly embedded in all legal systems and major...

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The question as to which ethical standards apply to English and Welsh lawyers (English and England are used for convenience) acting in international arbitration...

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Lawyers involved in international arbitration proceedings may assume that they need only observe the ethical rules of their home jurisdiction, ie the jurisdiction in...

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This Practice Note concerns arbitration proceedings pursuant to the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Arbitration Rules 2014 (the LCIA Rules) effective 1...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on how to prepare witness evidence for arbitration proceedings. As with documentary evidence, the procedure for presentation of...

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This Practice Note addresses the role often performed by tribunal secretaries (or arbitral secretaries or administrative secretaries) in international arbitration. The...

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