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Blurred lines: The right to request information in an expert determination

Wednesday, 23rd January 2020

"Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution process by which an independent expert is appointed to decide a dispute that has arisen between parties to a commercial contract.

Introduction

Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution process by which an independent expert is appointed to decide a dispute that has arisen between parties to a commercial contract.

Unlike arbitration, the expert determination process is governed by the contract and not supported by legislation or the rules of a particular arbitration body. Typically, the contract will set out inter alia, the type of expert to be appointed, how the expert determination process is to be conducted and how the determination outcome is to be expressed. The powers granted to the expert are entirely dependent on contractual provisions.

This case considered whether the appointed expert to a dispute crossed the line and acted as an arbitrator."

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Web-link: http://www.mondaq.com/Article/885116
Source: KordaMentha
Language: English
Contact: Bridgette Baker


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