Gary B. Born Essay Competition

5th Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2020

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

 

4th Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2019

First Prize:

Pratik Dixit (National Law School of India University, Bangalore)

Topic: Settling into Post-Achmea Europe

Second Prize:

Luis A. Bergolla (Stanford Law School)

Topic: More rights for more people?: The struggle of Independent Contractors to Arbitrate Employment Claims Against International Organizations

Third Prize:

Thercy Joboy Lawrence (National Law University, Delhi)

Topic: Making India an Arbitration Hub: Issues and Implications

 

3rd Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2018

First prize:

Sheetal Narayanrao Shinde (Madhusudan Law College)

Theme: Finding Interface Between International Arbitration And Human Rights

Second prize:

Moksh Dilip Ranawat (Symbiosis Law School, Pune)

Theme: Concerns Of Legitimacy In Soft Law Application In International Arbitration

Third Prize:

Saurab Tiwari (Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow)

Theme: Finding Interface Between International Arbitration And Human Rights

 

2nd Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2017

First prize:

Shubham Jain (National Law School of India University, Bangalore)

Theme: 'Public Policy' as the Root Cause of the Due Process Paranoia: An Examination of the Statute and Court Decisions in India

Second prize:

Shraddha Gome (National Law School of India University, Bangalore)

Theme: Due Process Paranoia in International Arbitration

Third prize:

Meenal Garg (University Institute of Legal Studies, P.U., Chandigarh)

Theme: Mandatory Rules and its Effect on Enforceability of Arbitral Awards: The 'Second Look' Solution

 

1st Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2016

First prize:

Bhagirath Ashiya (School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore)

Theme: Provitisation of Justice Delivery: Desirability and Propriety of arbitrating public law claims

Second prize:

Anushka Shah (Government Law College, Mumbai)

Theme: The “Born” Bilateral Arbitration Treaty Proposal: The Way Forward

Third prize:

Anchit Tripathi (Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow)

Theme: The “Born” Bilateral Arbitration Treaty Proposal: The Way Forward