Over 60 arbitrators, lawyers, forensics and researchers met at the University of Basel on 5 May 2023 to discuss the legal issues and current risks facing arbitrators in terms of corruption and money laundering.
The 5th Arbitration and Crime Workshop is set to take place in hybrid format on 7 May 2022 at the University of Basel, Switzerland. The focus will be on US President Biden's anti-corruption initiative and recent challenges in the area of arbitration and crime.
A French version of Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration: A Toolkit for Arbitrators has just been published. You can download the toolkit in English, Russian and French (Corruption et blanchiment d’argent dans l’arbitrage international – Boîte à outils pour les arbitres) here.
Over 80 arbitrators, lawyers and experts from around the world gathered at the University of Basel on 10 January 2020 to tackle the thorny issues of corruption and money laundering in international arbitration.
Corruption and money laundering affecting an underlying dispute are a considerable challenge for arbitrators and parties in investment and commercial arbitration. If corruption and/or money laundering is established, arbitrators need to decide about the legal consequences for the parties’ claims.
In collaboration with the Basel Institute on Governance, the Competence Centre for Arbitration and Crime at the University of Basel is planning a high-level workshop that brings together arbitrators, lawyers, forensics, academics, students and representatives of NGOs from around the world.
Both in investment and in commercial arbitration, arbitrators face considerable challenges if a party alleges – or the arbitrators suspect – that corruption has influenced the underlying dispute.
Registration is now open for the annual Arbitration and Crime workshop on 8 January 2021. Organised by the Arbitration and Crime Competence Centre, the event brings together leading arbitrators, lawyers, academics and other experts from around the world.
This year's workshop, which will take place virtually on Zoom and is open free of charge to all, will feature the following panels:
In collaboration with the Basel Institute on Governance, the Competence Centre for Arbitration and Crime is planning a two-day workshop that brings together arbitrators, lawyers, forensics, academics, students and representatives of NGOs from around the world.
The workshop, entitled International Arbitration and Corruption: A Toolkit for Arbitrators, takes place at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Basel University, on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 January 2019.