There have been increasing calls over the past few years for an international code of conduct for counsel in international commercial arbitration, and for arbitrators to have more power to control counsel conduct. The growing concern is related to significant changes that have taken place in international arbitration practice. Arbitration is no longer controlled by…

and Dr. Günther J. Horvath, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Should we blame the new entrants (or the old dogs) or are we experiencing a general lowering of ethical standards? The Chief Justice of Singapore, Sundaresh Menon, already has a reputation for addressing sensitive issues of international arbitration and fueling debate. At the Chartered Institute of…