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The pendulum has swung back

The pendulum has swung back

06 December 2019

In the latest Freshfields lecture, French arbitrator Brigitte Stern has warned that the pendulum has swung back from international dispute resolution to state sovereignty – posing an existential threat to investor-state dispute settlement as we know it.

GAR Live Women in Arbitration — in pictures

GAR Live Women in Arbitration — in pictures

06 December 2019

Photos from GAR Live Women in Arbitration can be found here.

How can women secure leading roles?

How can women secure leading roles?

06 December 2019

At the inaugural GAR Live Women in Arbitration, panellists discussed what steps women can take to secure lead counsel and arbitrator roles.

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

GAR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

05 December 2019

Photos for the 6th annual GAR Live Frankfurt can be found here.

GAR Live Atlanta: in pictures

GAR Live Atlanta: in pictures

04 December 2019

Photos for the 2nd GAR Live Atlanta, held at the Atlanta Centre for Mediation and Arbitration at Georgia State University College of Law, are now available.

Bermann on commercial arbitration and its critics

Bermann on commercial arbitration and its critics

04 December 2019

In a keynote address at GAR Live Atlanta, Columbia Law School professor George A Bermann argued that international commercial arbitration is well-placed to answer attacks from its critics – while suggesting that its claims to various forms of autonomy may be excessive.

GAR Live Vienna - in pictures

GAR Live Vienna - in pictures

02 December 2019

Photos from the 3rd Annual GAR Live Vienna can be found here.

How to deal with economic sanctions

How to deal with economic sanctions

02 December 2019

A panel at GAR Live Vienna considered the impact of economic sanctions on international arbitration, including whether arbitrators have a duty to enforce sanctions, defences based on force majeure and the difficulties faced by institutions in taking payment of fees.

GAR Live Paris – in pictures

GAR Live Paris – in pictures

28 November 2019

Photos of the 7th annual GAR Live Paris are now available.

Hanotiau on an arbitrator’s duty

Hanotiau on an arbitrator’s duty

28 November 2019

In a keynote address at GAR Live Paris, Bernard Hanotiau considered the duty of an arbitrator and what delivering justice means in international arbitration.