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Confidentiality in Arbitration: How Far Does It Extend?


ISBN13: 9789810587499
Published: July 2007
Publisher: Academy Publishing
Country of Publication: Singapore
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.00



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Arbitration confidentiality appears to be the accepted orthodoxy in England. Yet in the arena of international arbitration, arbitration confidentiality has not been uniformly recognised. The aim of this monograph is to explore in-depth the concept of confidentiality in arbitration proceedings and its exceptions.

This study examines the case law in England and compares that with the positions in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Sweden, France, Germany and Singapore. The various institutional rules for arbitration are also reviewed for their treatment of arbitration confidentiality. The exceptions to confidentiality are discussed explored and analysed. The foundational basis of confidentiality is also reviewed and compared eith the equitable doctrine of confidentiality.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Singapore
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. The English Position
3. The 2003 Privy Council Decision in AEGIS v European Reinsurance
4. The Australian Position
5. The New Zealand Position
6. The US Position
7. The Position in Sweden
8. The German and French Positions
9. The Singapore Position
10. Institutional Rules Governing Confidentiality
11. The Scope of the Confidentiality Obligation
12. The Exceptions to Confidentiality: The Exception or the Rule?
13. Whither the Exceptions?
14. The Riddick Principle
15. The Equitable Doctrine of Confidentiality;