Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee

Summary Dismissal Procedures In International Arbitration:
Successfully Transplanting Common Law Litigation Concepts Into The International Sphere?

Session Synopsis:

From the frying pan into the fire ? Summary dismissal procedures – Some will say they are a useful and necessary tool to sift out frivolous claims in arbitration. Others contend the slavish and unwarranted shift towards essentially common law litigation concepts serve only to delay/circumvent otherwise meritorious claims. The panel will look at summary dismissal procedures, how they have been a boon or a bane to parties and how such procedures have impacted arbitration.



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