Is an arbitrator biased if fees are increased unilaterally against wishes of one party? Supreme Court to decide

The Court noted that a decision on the issue will have wider ramifications, and ordered for it to be placed before a special bench that was being constituted for hearing arbitration matters.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently decided to look into the issue of whether an arbitrator can be considered as being biased towards one party if the other party objects to their unilaterally increasing their fees. [Chennai Metro Rail Limited Administrative Building v. M/S Transtonnelstroy Afcons].

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