Proving Corruption in International Arbitration: A Balanced Standard for the Real World
Article from: TDM 3 (2013), in Corruption and Arbitration
I begin by inviting you all to look beyond the confines of the world of international arbitration for a moment. We have just seen the close of a decade in which the fight against corruption has been close to the top of the international agenda. In a little over ten years the OECD,' EU, African Union, and United Nations conventions against bribery and corruption have transformed our world. Whilst bribing local officials to procure government contracts was until surprisingly recently considered to be an unsavory but unavoidable (and therefore acceptable) cost of doing ...