The Advocate's Response to Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration: Practical Approaches and Strategies to Counter Misconduct
Article from: TDM 2 (2010), in Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration & Litigation
In recent years, there has been a rising chorus of complaints about the deployment of guerrilla tactics in international arbitration. These tactics range from document destruction and witness tampering to abusive cross-examination. When faced with such tactics, it is very easy for advocates and their clients to become angry and frustrated. This can lead to responses that are counterproductive and may ultimately undermine the client's overall strategy and objectives. But what is an advocate to do? As an advocate, it is necessary to remain focused at all times on ...