Cross-examination in international arbitration : nine basic principles / Kaj Hobér, Mannheimer Swartling, Stockholm, Uppsala University, Uppsala; Howard S. Sussman, Wrobel Schatz & Fox LLP, New York.
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
xi, 161 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The legal background of international arbitration Proceedings in international arbitration Implications for cross-examination in international arbitration Fundamentals of cross-examination in international arbitration Basic principle no. 1 : be fully prepared Basic principle no. 2 : be brief Basic principle no. 3 : use only leading questions Basic principle no. 4 : use only short, simple, unambiguous questions Basic principle no. 5 : listen to the answer Basic principle no. 6 : do not ask for conclusions Basic principle no. 7 : do not let the witness repeat the direct testimony Basic principle no. 8 : do not let the witness explain Basic principle no. 9 : exercise self control do not argue, get angry, with the witness Learning from experience.
This book is both a teaching tool as well as a general guide to effective cross-examination in international arbitration. Based on extensive experience and insight from the authors and aided by practical examples, it provides a thoroughly illustrated analysis of how essential cross-examination techniques can best be adapted to the arbitral format. Concise and well organised, it leads the reader through the different cross-examination techniques in an accessible point by point structure, presenting readers with a clear and authoritative introduction on how best to conduct a cross-examination or a quick-reference for more experienced practitioners.--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.