Topic: Due process

IBA evidence rules set for revision

The International Bar Association’s arbitration committee has unveiled its proposed revisions to the rules on the taking of evidence – as well as its new line up of officers for 2021.

20 November 2020

Due process challenge to ICC award rejected in Singapore

Singapore’s Court of Appeal has dismissed a Chinese energy company’s bid to set aside a US$149 million ICC award based on alleged cumulative failures of due process, after it failed to raise those concerns during the arbitration.

12 March 2020

Guatemalan power plant award upheld in Singapore

A Singapore court has upheld a US$149 million ICC award in a dispute over a power plant in Guatemala – rejecting arguments that the tribunal unfairly restricted one side’s access to evidence and failed in a duty to investigate corruption allegations.

27 April 2018

Paranoia about paranoia? GAR Live Atlanta looks at due process

A panel at GAR Live Atlanta discussed “due process paranoia” – asking whether it is a real problem or there is just “paranoia about paranoia” and, if it does exist, whether it is guided by genuine concern about awards being challenged or by arbitrators’ economic interests.

27 March 2018

Second leading arbitrator highlights due process threat

Following in the footsteps of Lucy Reed in her Freshfields lecture, Bernardo Cremades used the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Alexander Lecture last night to highlight the abuse of due process in international arbitration – saying that it has become “a real threat” to tribunals.

17 November 2016

Reed condemns Trump approach to due process

Returning to her old firm to give this year's Freshfields lecture, Lucy Reed of the National University of Singapore pointed to a case featuring Donald Trump to show how due process arguments are abusively used as a sword as well as a shield in international arbitration.

01 November 2016

French court partially sets aside ICC award for violating due process

17 February 2010

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