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Does an arbitrator's nationality constitute a restriction on appointment?
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı Attorneys at Law
  • Arbitration & ADR
  • Turkey
  • November 16 2017

In both domestic and international arbitrations in Turkey, parties are, in principle, free to choose their arbitrators. However, there are limits in this regard, including where the parties are of different nationalities. The Court of Appeals recently rendered an important decision in this regard, which provides an objective standard of proof for assessing doubts with regard to the independence and impartiality of arbitrators.

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