Code of Conduct for Arbitrators in CETA – a Step Forward in Investment Arbitration?

This paper presents the Code of Conduct for arbitrators in CETA, which will apply to investor-state dispute settlement initiated under Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement concluded between the European Union and Canada. The Code of Conduct for arbitrators constitutes an innovation in investment treaties, especially taking into account that it is said to be binding. Therefore, in this article the provisions of the Code as well as its role and significance will be examined to assess whether the Code is a milestone in dealing with ethical issues in investment arbitration.
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