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Part III Towards a Jurisprudence Constante in Investment Arbitration Decision-Making on Corruption, 9 Proving Corruption

From: Corruption in International Investment Arbitration

Aloysius P Llamzon

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 July 2024

Corruption — Burden of proof — Standard of proof — Law of treaties

This chapter discusses the challenge faced by arbitrators in proving corruption. The absence of an unbroken chain of facts leading to a morally certain conclusion that corruption did occur necessitates reliance on longstanding legal tools familiar to national and international courts and tribunals concerning rules of evidence on standards and burdens of proof, presumptions, and inferences.

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