Part II Arbitral Procedures to Control the Selection and Conduct of Arbitrators, Ch.4 The Number and Selection of Arbitrators
David D Caron, Lee M Caplan
- Settlement of disputes — Arbitrators — UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules
Appointment of arbitrators under the UNCITRAL Rules presents two topics for discussion: the proper number of arbitrators—a sole arbitrator or a panel of three—and the process by which the arbitrator or arbitrators are appointed. 1 Article 6 of the 2010 UNCITRAL Rules provides: Where a disputing party fails to make or agree on a required appointment, ie, of a party-appointed arbitrator or a sole arbitrator, or the appointed arbitrators fail to agree on the appointment of a presiding arbitrator, the appointing authority assumes a critical role in the arbitration....