[CCWG-ACCT] Lawyers' High Level Review: Annexes 1, 8, 9, 10, 11

Kavouss Arasteh kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 16:34:22 UTC 2016

Dear Malcolm
Moreover,a slew of IRP challenges that have little actual merit from a
legal perspective, placing the IRP panel (which may be comprised of persons
without significant public policy   understanding) in a position of
arbitrating a wide range of issues that may be driven by divergent
 interests that have little relevance to the subject.

2016-01-25 17:27 GMT+01:00 Malcolm Hutty <malcolm at linx.net>:

> On 25/01/2016 16:19, Kavouss Arasteh wrote:
> > What I said was there should be a process to clearly distinguish between
> > those allegations which merits to be further pursued and those which
> > would not merit.
> >
> > I do not think that the purpose of IRP is that every day tens of
> > allegations based on just a  personal judgement of an individual without
> > any valid reasons and without any foundation  invoke IRP,unless we
> > create occupation of the panelist and those will get those position
> > .This would give rise to misuse of the IRP.
> I quite agree. We agreed from a very early stage, I believe, that the
> IRP would be empowered to dismiss expeditiously any frivioulous or
> vexatious claims or those without any reasonable prospect of success,
> before the review is fully engaged. Nobody wants or expects the IRP to
> be holding its intense reviews on poorly founded claims.
> Those that have been through the IRP process before will tell you that
> it is a very serious and involved process, not to mention an expensive
> one, so I do not think we will face the problem you describe.
> Nonetheless, the IRP will be empowered to deal with it, whenever misuse
> appears.
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