4 How to Use your Research
- Arbitrators — Witnesses — Arbitral rules
4.01 Previous chapters have described the type of legal authorities that exist in inter-national arbitration, how those authorities are used by experienced advocates, what weight is given to those authorities by experienced arbitrators, and how to locate and use those authorities. This, however, is not enough. Both arbitrators and advocates still need to understand how research materials can and should be used in an international—as opposed to a domestic—arbitral proceeding. An advocate’s failure to conform to at least some of the unwritten customs of...