Behind closed doors: how to avoid the problems of private proceedings – Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

Posted October 11th, 2013 in news, private hearings, sport, tribunals by sally

“Arbitration is increasingly sport’s forum of choice for determining disputes. But the widespread adoption of this private and confidential process brings problems of its own. For example, how can parties ensure consistency of decision-making if they are unable to access decisions that have gone before? And what is to be done if different parties have the same dispute with a governing body, but there is no consent that the disputes be heard together?”

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Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 10th October 2013