By Peter Godwin, David Gilmore, Dominic Roughton
As one would expect, the participants in an arbitration, both parties and third-party witnesses, will wish to know what legal obligations are imposed upon them when they give evidence, what redress a party may have if a witness for the other side tells a lie, and what effect false testimony could have on the enforceability of an award. This issue is often overlooked by legal advisers, and the purpose of this newsletter is to consider the issue of false testimony in international arbitrations, an