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Eastern promise

Eastern promise

Premium article - 26 June 2014

A law establishing a new international arbitration centre in Istanbul could be passed by August, said speakers at today’s GAR Live in the city, as they shared their optimism about Turkey’s improving arbitration and enforcement regimes. Kyriaki Karadelis reports.

GAR Live Frankfurt in pictures

GAR Live Frankfurt in pictures

Premium article - 09 June 2014

Photos from last week's GAR Live in Frankfurt are now available.

Are treaty parties clawing back investment protections?

Are treaty parties clawing back investment protections?

Premium article - 05 June 2014

The EU is embracing a North American model of investment protection in its treaty negotiations that risks politicising investor-state disputes by limiting tribunals’ interpretive powers, GAR Live Frankfurt heard today.

Live in London

Live in London

Premium article - 08 May 2014

Yesterday's GAR Live London saw a packed room debate corruption, arbitrators' remuneration and whether London arbitration seats come with "nasty surprises". Here's the day in pictures.

Arbitrators and corruption: watchdogs or bloodhounds?

Arbitrators and corruption: watchdogs or bloodhounds?

Premium article - 07 May 2014

GAR Live London today considered whether arbitrators have a duty to investigate suspicions of corruption in a case even when neither side has raised the issue – or whether such matters are best left to national courts. Douglas Thomson reports

What’s holding Australia back?

What’s holding Australia back?

Premium article - 04 December 2013

An all-Australian panel at GAR Live Sydney today asked why a country that has produced so many well-known international arbitration practitioners has struggled to establish itself as an arbitral seat – is it the “tyranny of distance” or simply a lack of awareness at home? Kyriaki Karadelis reports