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A. Schieffer appointed to ICC Task Force on “Corruption in Arbitration”

Due to her specific knowledge and expertise in this field Dr. Anita Schieffer has been appointed to the newly established ICC Task Force “Addressing Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration”.

ICC commissions are specialised working bodies composed of business experts who examine major issues of interest to the business world. They prepare policy products, including statements to contribute to intergovernmental discussions, as well as rules and codes to facilitate international business transactions.


Task Force Addressing Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration

This task force was created to explore existing approaches to allegations or signs of corruption in disputes, and articulate guidance for arbitral tribunals on how to deal with such occurrences. The task force shall benefit from close collaboration with the ICC Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Commission, as well as the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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