Results of 5th Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration

We are happy to announce the result of the 5th Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2020. The winners of the Competition are as follows:


First Prize:

Akshata Kumta

Topic: “Is the Corruption Defence a Big Red Flag?”: An analysis of the potential abuse of the Corruption Defence vis-à-vis red flags

Second Prize:

Ojaswa Pathak

Topic: The advisability of appellate arbitration: Proposing an efficient institutional framework

Third Prize:

Raghav Bhargava

Topic: Guarding the guardians: The need for regulating double hatting

Honourable Mentions:

Preksha Mehndiratta

Topic: Double hatting by expert witnesses in international arbitration

Yasaschandra Venkata Sai Devarakonda

Topic: Revisiting double hatting: Restriction as a means to safeguard international arbitrations


We congratulate the winners and thank all the participants.