Deepwater Horizon Arbitration Battle Lands At Top UK Court

Law360, London (November 12, 2019, 3:53 PM GMT) -- Oil services company Halliburton told the U.K.’s highest court on Tuesday that the failure by an arbitrator appointed by insurer Chubb to disclose his involvement in multiple proceedings connected to the Deepwater Horizon disaster robbed Halliburton of its right to impartial arbitration.

Halliburton has told the Supreme Court that it did not get impartial arbitration because an arbitrator failed to disclose his role in other matters related to the 2010 explosion on the oil rig. (AP) Anthony Grabiner QC, counsel for Halliburton Co., told the Supreme Court that the company was exposed to an unfair arbitration process because it did not...

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