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NEW YORK: Resolving Business Disputes in Today's China

Premium article - 23 July 2009

A recent event in New York drew much of the cream of China's international bar. Graeme Johnston (Herbert Smith, Shanghai) offers some highlights

SWITZERLAND: L'arbitrage international au bord du Leman: hier, aujourd 'hui, demain

Premium article - 23 July 2009

The Geneva chapter of the Swiss Arbitration Association decided to host an event that put the spot light firmly on the past and future of arbitration in the Lake Geneva region. Joachim Knoll, a partner at Brown&Page in Geneva, reports.

UNITED STATES: ITA-ASIL - "when arbitrations go bad"

Premium article - 01 May 2009

The title could have come out of Hollywood. Was this year's ITA and ASIL joint event a blockbuster? Andrew Newcombe (professor) of the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria (Canada) attended and now reports

UNCITRAL: UNCITRAL Working Group II - February meeting

Premium article - 01 May 2009

The recent working group meeting made it from article 18 to article 26. GAR staff writers sought reactions to some of the changes.

SWITZERLAND: ASA Conference - the search for "truth" in arbitration

Premium article - 01 May 2009

In early February 2009, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) held its annual full-day conference in Zurich. By Bernhard Berger (partner) of Kellerhals Attorneys at Law, Switzerland

GERMANY: The Seventh Petersberg Arbitration Day

Premium article - 01 May 2009

This year's Petersberg event focused on in-house management of disputes. Ulrike Gantenberg (partner) of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Düsseldorf reports

CHINA: SCC in China

Premium article - 01 May 2009

In late February, the SCC and Vinge put on two events in mainland China. Hans Bagner (partner) of Vinge reports

AUSTRIA: Vienna Arbitration Days - 2009

Premium article - 01 May 2009

This year's big Central European arbitration event dealt with crime, mandatory law, best practice, user expectations, and sea elephants, as Katarina Hruskovicova (associate) of Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH reports

Breaking down the EU-investment arbitration debate

Premium article - 01 February 2009

European lawyers and investment arbitration specialists broke ground on a key debate in December: the interrelation of their different fields. By Markus Burgstaller (Lovells, London)

Murdoch University wins inaugural "Skadden Arps FDI moot"21

Premium article - 01 February 2009

Organisers of the FDI moot took authenticity to new levels with the first edition. By Timothy Nelson of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York)

Triple Colloquium - 2008

Premium article - 01 February 2009

Speakers at the Triple Colloquium looked at how international arbitration must adapt to ensure another 25 successful years. By Ariel White of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

"You say e-discovery, I say e-disclosure... "

Premium article - 01 February 2009

A recent ICDR Y&I event offered constructive advice, and plain speaking, on the issue of information exchange in the e-discovery era. By Kalani Hawks of Fulbright & Jaworski