Topic: Bribery and corruption

ISDS: a shield for the criminal and corrupt?

In the wake of a journalistic exposé of investment treaty arbitration that claims it "helps executives convicted of crime escape punishment", leading international lawyer Geoffrey Robertson QC has acknowledged that international arbitration and crime increasingly collide, posing challenges for arbitrators and practitioners and from a public policy perspective.

14 September 2016

Arbitrator fights bribery suit in New York

An Italian arbitrator has instructed counsel to defend him in a US lawsuit where he is accused of taking a bribe to determine the outcome of a €3 billion dispute between former insurance partners.

08 September 2016

Bribery prosecution in Romania triggers ICSID claim

An insurance and media tycoon convicted of bribing judges by the Romanian courts is the victim of a politically motivated campaign that has denied him urgent medical care, it is alleged in a new ICSID claim against the state.

29 July 2016

Arbitrator bribery suit continues despite settlement

A US insurer has settled an acrimonious dispute with a former business partner whom it accused of bribery – but has yet to withdraw litigation against the Italian arbitrator alleged to have been bribed.

20 July 2016

Italian arbitrator disqualified after bribery challenge

12 May 2016

Italian arbitrator accused of corruption

18 April 2016

Djibouti sends port bribery claim to LCIA

09 July 2014

ICSID panel restrains criminal investigation in Laos

09 June 2014

Former head of Romanian chamber charged with bribery

28 May 2014

Arbitrators and corruption: watchdogs or bloodhounds?

07 May 2014

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