Services of Appointing Authority

In case of ad hoc arbitration, the Lithuanian Court of Arbitration offers parties to consider the possibility to agree upon an appointing authority. Such institution would be helpful in situation, when parties, after the conflict has arisen, cannot agree upon the appointment of arbitrators. The Lithuanian Court of Arbitration provides such services and on request of at least one of the parties, the chairperson of this permanent arbitration institution shall immediately appoint an impartial arbitrator (arbitrators) or, in case of removal of an arbitrator, another arbitrator (arbitrators). The agreement of nomination of the Lithuanian Court of Arbitration as an appointing authority can be made in advance in arbitration clause, or later, in the event of a dispute, by a separate agreement or amendment to the arbitration clause.