Other Duties. Control of Arbitration Costs and Continuous Training

  • Katia Fach Gómez


Arbitration practice and the concerns of the different stakeholders show that some of the adjudicators’ duties have not been sufficiently delineated and require greater exploration. This chapter covers two of these duties by way of example: the arbitrators’ duty to control arbitration costs and their duty of continuous training. This analysis aims at setting out the current situation in the investment sphere and at reflecting on how future initiatives such as the MIC may take a step forward in the way these and other duties are visualised.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katia Fach Gómez
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  1. 1.Tenured Professor (Profesora Titular) at the Law SchoolUniversity of ZaragozaZaragozaSpain

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