Witness preparation in international arbitration: where to start and where to stop

Testigo2016 | Diciembre 21
There is now a broad consensus across the common and civil law divide that it is permissible in international arbitration for counsel to prepare a fact witness for the purpose of giving evidence to the arbitral tribunal. However, considerable differences still exist as to what constitutes permissible “witness preparation”, under arbitration laws and within ethical rules of different jurisdictions.

This post considers a number of legal, ethical and practical considerations that might influence practitioners’ approaches to witness preparation in international arbitration.

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Witness preparation in international arbitration: where to start and where to stop – Lexology

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