Thursday, 28 April 2016
In-house counsel and prominent arbitration practitioners resisted the lure of blue skies and fresh snowfall in the Swiss Alps to spend an afternoon in Zurich discussing recent developments in alternative dispute resolution for IP and technology disputes. Anya George, senior associate at host firm Schellenberg Wittmer, reports.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Friday, 22 April 2016
Linked seminars in Guatemala and Honduras looked at whether English common law has a role to play in trade and investment arbitration in central America and Latin America in general. Organiser Monica Feria-Tinta, a Peruvian who practises as a barrister at 20 Essex Street Chambers in London and one of the few Latin Americans called to the English bar, reports.
Friday, 22 April 2016
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Gervase MacGregor, head of forensic services, and David Mitchell, head of valuations, at accountancy firm BDO examine the valuation implications of the Yukos case and lessons that can be learned for practice.
Friday, 15 April 2016
Nane Oganesyan and Jon Hines, partners at Morgan Lewis in Moscow, explore what Russia’s recently enacted commercial arbitration reform will mean for the arbitrability of corporate disputes and the drafting of arbitration clauses.
Tuesday, 5 April 2016
At the latest Best Friends’ Debate in Paris, 64 per cent of the audience members voted against institutions creating new rules, including rules to regulate counsel conduct and address ethical dilemmas in international arbitration.
Thursday, 31 March 2016 • Featured In: Volume 11 - Issue 1 (Vol. 11 Iss. 1)
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 • Featured In: Volume 11 - Issue 1 (Vol. 11 Iss. 1)
The latest Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation – part of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Chinese Arbitration Association in Taipei – considered possible sanctions against counsel for unethical conduct, investment claims brought by cigarette companies and the need for an international convention on the enforcement of mediated settlements. Hao-Jou Fan and Mao-wei Lo, LLM candidates at College of Law, National Taiwan University, report.
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
London-based lawyers Vincent Moran QC of Keating Chambers and Paul Thwaite of Stephenson Harwood represented UK construction company Cofely in its successful application to the English Commercial Court for the removal of arbitrator Anthony Bingham from a tribunal on the ground of apparent bias. They discuss the findings and implications of the case.
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 • Featured In: Volume 11 - Issue 1 (Vol. 11 Iss. 1)
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 • Featured In: Volume 11 - Issue 1 (Vol. 11 Iss. 1)
A conference hosted by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Institute for Energy Law and ICC International Court of Arbitration featured a speech by the former chairman and CEO of Noble Energy on the need for “above ground” risk analysis when making an overseas energy investment and discussion of diversity on arbitral tribunals and whether arbitrators “split the baby”. Ginny Castelan of King & Spalding in Houston reports on behalf of the ITA.