The definition of the arbitrator’s responsibility finally given by the Court of cassation!
Benoît Le Bars, Managing Partner, speaks on the limits of the arbitrator’s irresponsibility, acting despite of the res judicata effect (Cass. 1re civ., 15 janv. 2014 – La Semaine Juridique). This case analyzes the arbitrator’s status and confirms the homogeneity of French law with respect to liability rules, known in most of major arbitration places.