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GAR Live Lookback: Abu Dhabi - can you learn to be a better client? Lessons from the repeat players

GAR Live Lookback: Abu Dhabi - can you learn to be a better client? Lessons from the repeat players

21 November 2016

Is it possible to get better at being a client? To grow your skillset, as a manager of IA, until you avoid the pitfalls that beset lesser folk – to become in effect, a “super client”? Or, failing that, just to get a little bit better so that more cases run according to plan?

We lag behind on diversity, Ziadé warns

We lag behind on diversity, Ziadé warns

18 November 2016

International arbitration tribunals have diversified slower than many international courts and tribunals, argued the CEO of the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution, Nassib Ziadé, at GAR Live Dubai yesterday.

Arab dispute, western tribunal – really?

Arab dispute, western tribunal – really?

18 November 2016

Debaters at GAR Live Dubai focused on the anomaly that, despite growing international arbitration expertise in the Arab world, many cases relating to the region continue to be decided by European or North American tribunals.

GAR Live Dubai in pictures

GAR Live Dubai in pictures

18 November 2016

The third annual GAR Live Dubai took place yesterday at the Dubai International Financial Centre, chaired by Erin Miller Rankin of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hassan Arab of Al Tamimi & Company.

GAR Live Lookback: does aggressive enforcement harm investment arbitration?

GAR Live Lookback: does aggressive enforcement harm investment arbitration?

07 November 2016

For the first time at a GAR Live, one side of a debate in Paris managed to convert delegates from voting almost unanimously against the motion to passing it – following arguments on the pros and cons of aggressive enforcement of treaty awards.

GAR Live Lookback: 'Question time' for in-house counsel in Paris

GAR Live Lookback: 'Question time' for in-house counsel in Paris

Premium article - 28 October 2016

In-house counsel came together at the last GAR Live Paris to swap war stories and views on various topics du jour, including the challenge of negotiating a seat with state parties and the merits of a ‘Trip Advisor’ platform of arbitrator profiles to aide in the selection process.

GAR Live Hong Kong in pictures

GAR Live Hong Kong in pictures

Premium article - 21 October 2016

GAR Live Hong Kong took place yesterday, chaired by Michael J Moser and the HKIAC's new secretary general Sarah Grimmer.

GAR Live: typhoons of change in Asia

GAR Live: typhoons of change in Asia

Premium article - 21 October 2016

This year’s GAR Live Hong Kong took place during a brief respite between twin typhoons that have battered the city for days – and saw talk of the winds of change that are transforming Asian dispute resolution.

New HKIAC secretary general to chair GAR Live Hong Kong

New HKIAC secretary general to chair GAR Live Hong Kong

Premium article - 12 October 2016

GAR Live visits Hong Kong for its annual event next week, with the HKIAC’s new secretary general Sarah Grimmer as one of the chairs.

GAR Live Lookback: repeat experts, performance bonds and disclosure in construction disputes

GAR Live Lookback: repeat experts, performance bonds and disclosure in construction disputes

Premium article - 05 October 2016

Do 'professional' expert witnesses actually assist tribunals and are they independent if their business is to get repeat appointments from parties? This and other hot topics for construction specialists were debated at the last GAR Live Dubai