London Court rejects apparent bias challenge against Federation of Cocoa Commerce arbitrator

By Dean Ehrlich, 2 February 2023

Will an arbitrator’s failure to disclose circumstances that point to their apparent bias always lead to an arbitration award being set aside? No, not according to judge Sir Ross Cranston, who recently answered this question in proceedings before the High Court in London to set aside a controversial Federation of Cocoa Commerce (FCC) arbitration award...