The Committee on Arbitration of the New York City Bar Association issued a Report today on the arbitrator appointment procedures of major arbitral institutions. Matthew Draper was a member of the Report's drafting subcommittee. Click here to access the Report.
The aim of of the Report is to bring together information that is not easily accessible to arbitration users and counsel without extensive research and experience. The Report provides guidance on arbitrator appointment options that may not be readily apparent from the institution’s arbitration rules and web site.
The Report dedicates detailed chapters on the appointment processes of the following institutions: American Arbitration Association (AAA) and its international arm, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), JAMS, and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).