Italian Arbiter Removed by Judge After AmTrust Bribery Lawsuit

  • AmTrust removal bid stems from private investigator's probe
  • Judge says lawsuit may influence arbitrator's impartiality

An arbitrator in Milan was removed by an Italian judge on concerns he couldn’t be impartial after AmTrust Financial Services Inc. sued him, claiming he’d been bribed to force the U.S. company to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to settle a case before him.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.