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GAR Live New York considers the Trump effect

GAR Live New York considers the Trump effect

13 September 2017

For the first time in over 70 years a New Yorker is president of the United States. Lawyers at GAR Live New York considered if Donald Trump has contributed to a wave of legal nationalism worldwide and created reluctance among some parties to arbitrate in the city.

GAR Live New York - in pictures

GAR Live New York - in pictures

13 September 2017

GAR Live New York took place on 12 September, with many delegates sporting "Make international arbitration great again" baseball caps, handed out by John Fellas of Hughes Hubbard & Reed.

GAR Live lookback - Stockholm: what's the point of opening statements?

GAR Live lookback - Stockholm: what's the point of opening statements?

08 September 2017

What's the point of opening statements? Are counsel making the most of them or are they the proverbial 'missed opportunity'? That was the jumping-off point for a session at GAR Live Stockholm this year.

GAR Live Abu Dhabi lookback: the Gulf region - a melting pot or  clash of legal cultures?

GAR Live Abu Dhabi lookback: the Gulf region - a melting pot or clash of legal cultures?

21 July 2017

Drawing on the insights of those who know the UAE best, GAR Live Abu Dhabi delved into the day-to-day reality of offshore and onshore jurisdictions under one "roof" and whether it means local civil lawyers and expatriate common lawyers' working interchangeably with the line between the two traditions' growing faint, or, well, something else.

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

07 July 2017

GAR Live Frankfurt was held on 29 June at the Jumeirah Hotel and was sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Allen & Overy, Accuracy, Baker Botts and Geotext Translations.

Istanbul centre reveals it has completed cases

Istanbul centre reveals it has completed cases

21 June 2017

The president of the Istanbul Arbitration Centre's executive board, Ziya Akinci, has told an audience at GAR Live Istanbul that the centre has already completed cases, less than a year after officially opening for business.

The claim/award mismatch – GAR Live Energy considers the reasons

The claim/award mismatch – GAR Live Energy considers the reasons

21 June 2017

Speakers at GAR Live Energy explored why claimants in investment treaty cases often receive damages that fall far below the amount claimed and the extent to which experts and tribunals are responsible.

GAR Live Istanbul - in pictures

GAR Live Istanbul - in pictures

20 June 2017

The 5th annual GAR Live Istanbul was held at the Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel in Istanbul on 15 June, chaired by Mark Beckett of Cooley and Utku Coşar of Coşar Avukatlık Bürosu. Ziya Akinci of Akinci Law Office provided the keynote speech.

GAR Live Energy - in pictures

GAR Live Energy - in pictures

16 June 2017

GAR Live Energy's third annual event took place yesterday at the offices of Clyde & Co in London, chaired by Juliet Blanch of Arbitration Chambers and Stephen Jagusch QC of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. 

“Bonkers” or necessary? Summary dismissal debated at GAR Live Stockholm

“Bonkers” or necessary? Summary dismissal debated at GAR Live Stockholm

12 June 2017

As the SCC Arbitration Institute’s new summary dismissal procedure beds in, a debate at GAR Live Stockholm highlighted the danger that an innovation intended to cut off frivolous claims may instead prove yet another way to spin out arbitrations.