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Three international law specialists have proposed drafting a special set of rules for the arbitration of disputes over alleged human rights abuses by businesses, arguing that it would solve an access to justice problem and have a preventative effect all the way down the supply chain.
A California district court has reaffirmed its decision to stay a US$1.5 billion litigation against Chevron over the construction of a jetty for a liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, pending the outcome of an arbitration.
An online tool for researching potential arbitrators due to be launched by GAR next week has received a warm reception at a corporate counsel conference in London.
Ontario has passed a new international commercial arbitration act to bring the province’s arbitration regime in line with international standards and provide greater clarity on certain matters.
A year after withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty, Italy is facing a new claim under the instrument from a British oil exploration company.
UPDATED. Donald Trump has claimed that he threatened to retract his approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project if TransCanada did not drop its US$15 billion NAFTA claim against the US – boasting that “being president gives you great power.”
In light of a recent dissent in an ICSID case against Costa Rica, Jan Paulsson has revived the question of whether the arbitral community should consider “moderating [its] love of unilaterally appointed arbitrators” – and proposed that the presiding arbitrator play a role in the appointment of tribunal members.
As technology develops, Paul Cohen and Sophie Nappert consider the “brave new world” of the not-too-distant future where artificial intelligence meets international arbitration and technology potentially supplants the role of arbitrators, counsel and experts.
Regional analysis from arbitrators around the globe, focussing on key developments in specific industry areas and jurisdictions.
Richard Power and Paul Baker
Clyde & Co LLP
Antonio Rigozzi, Sébastien Besson and William McAuliffe
A tool for arbitrators and counsel to better manage their daily workflow. Know how provides unique insight and analysis on different areas of arbitration, via q&a across multiple jurisdictions.
Madhur Baya and Shalvi Mehta
Yuko Nihonmatsu Takafumi Ochiai and Shingo Noguchi
Atsumi & Sakai
Wednesday, 29 March 2017, Palazzo Parigi, Milan
Thursday, 27 April 2017, Southeast Financial Center, Miami
Thursday, 27 April 2017, The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm
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