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Nordic Countries: The Finnish courts have recently given welcome guidance on when an arbitrator can be held liable for their judgment. Lasse Laaksonen outlines the court's findings, and explains what this means for dispute resolution in Finland
The position and powers of an arbitrator bear strong resemblance in many aspects, to those of a judge serving in an ordinary court of law. But the arbitral proceedings are also strongly characterised by elements which are not typically present in the public administration of justice. The key difference between the proceedings is that, at its most common, the arbitration is based on, and governed by, a contract between the disputing parties.
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