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Hitting the stop button

Thursday, October 29, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By William Horton

The need for interim or emergency relief may arise in any arbitration. It is sought when one party has reason to believe that the other party is taking steps to change the status quo or prejudice the outcome by disposing of evidence, hiding assets or impairing the value of the subject matter of the dispute.

In litigation, such relief is sought from the court, typically at the beginning of the case, either on no notice or on short notice to the other side. In arbitration, exactly...