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A man with many hats

A man with many hats

Premium article - 10 May 2012

GAR interviews Columbia Law School professor George Bermann about the growth in graduate courses on international arbitration, the demands of his role as chief reporter of the American Law Institute's Restatement, and the "cataclysmic" implications of the Chevron v Ecuador case.

Proust questionnaire: Judith Gill QC

Proust questionnaire: Judith Gill QC

Premium article - 05 December 2011

The first of a series of Proust questionnaires provides unique insights into the life and loves of Allen & Overy partner and co-chair of the International Bar Association arbitration committee, Judith Gill QC.

Choices in the UAE

Choices in the UAE

Premium article - 16 November 2011

Following the recent International Bar Association conference in Dubai, Alison Ross speaks to the chair of the host committee, Essam Al Tamimi, about the event and the growing number of dispute resolution options in the United Arab Emirates.

Inside the ICDR: an interview with Luis Martinez

Inside the ICDR: an interview with Luis Martinez

Premium article - 19 October 2011

As Bill Slate steps down as president of the American Arbitration Association, GAR speaks to Luis Martinez, vice president of the AAA's international arm, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, about its initiatives to manage costs and promote mediation.

An interview with Graham Coop

An interview with Graham Coop

Premium article - 29 September 2011

Graham Coop, general counsel of the secretariat that administers the Energy Charter Treaty, explains why the treaty might need updating to keep up with technological advances, and why Russia would do well to rejoin in light of the EU’s plans to liberalise the energy market.

An interview with Yu Jianlong

An interview with Yu Jianlong

Premium article - 05 September 2011

Yu Jianlong, the secretary general and vice chair of the China International Economic and Trade Commission, tells Alison Ross about recent developments in CIETAC arbitration and what to expect from the forthcoming rules revision.

The American president: an interview with Rusty Park

Premium article - 11 March 2011

After taking over from Jan Paulsson as president of the LCIA Court last year, William W Park talks to Sebastian Perry about following in his footsteps.

In-house counsel interview: W Davis Smith

In-house counsel interview: W Davis Smith

Premium article - 02 March 2011

W Davis Smith, general counsel at San Diego Gas & Electric - part of the Sempra Energy group - gives his views on annulment committees and the future of ICSID.

Interview with Thales de Miranda of Petrobras

Interview with Thales de Miranda of Petrobras

Premium article - 22 June 2010

The coordinator for Argentinian legal affairs at Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro talks about the company’s approach to international arbitration, ICCA 2010 and his experience of refereeing a football "friendly" between arbitration specialists from Brazil and the rest of the world.

Judge Schwebel at 81

Judge Schwebel at 81

Premium article - 27 April 2010

An interview with arbitrator and former International Court of Justice judge, Stephen M Schwebel.

Corporate counsel interview: Volker Mahnken

Premium article - 27 April 2010

Volker Mahnken, 53 is senior litigation counsel at Siemens AG, based in the Bavarian city of Erlangen in Germany. He tells Uzma Balkiss Sulaiman about Siemens’ policies with regard to arbitration and the qualities he likes and dislikes in external counsel and arbitrators.

An Interview with Yves Fortier

An Interview with Yves Fortier

Premium article - 19 February 2010