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LONDON: ICC UK annual event - "disclosure and experts"

Premium article - 27 October 2009

This year’s ICC UK Annual Arbitration Practitioners’ Symposium compared US and UK practice. David Samuels reports the dialogue that unfolded in two of the sessions

SANTA MONICA: Symposium on third-party funding

Premium article - 27 October 2009

A recent event in California left at least one participant with the sense something big is afoot. By James Rhodes, independent arbitrator in New York

ZURICH: AIJA Annual Arbitration Conference

Premium article - 27 October 2009

AIJA runs an annual event on international arbitration. This year’s took place, in Zurich, across three days. Gisela Knuts (senior associate) and Henrik Fieber (senior associate) of Roschier report

CONFERENCE DIARY

Premium article - 03 September 2009

Forthcoming conferences September to December 2009

USA: Institute of Transnational Arbitration 20th annual workshop confronting ethical issues in international arbitration

Premium article - 03 September 2009

Jennifer Price (partner, King & Spalding) reports on this year’s event in Dallas, Texas on 18 June – including the outcome of audience voting on ethical issues

SWITZERLAND: The Swiss Rules of International Arbitration - five years of experience

Premium article - 03 September 2009

Practitioners at a conference in Bern in June shared their experience of applying the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration over the last five years and considered how to further increase their visibility. Philippe Bärtsch of Schellenberg Wittmer reports

SWITZERLAND: Lalive lecture - How does an international tribunal distinguish droit from loi?

Premium article - 03 September 2009

In this year’s Lalive lecture, Jan Paulsson encouraged tribunals to look to droit, the underlying principles of a legal order, when faced with dicatators and their loi. Nicolas Leroux (associate) of Lalive reports

SPAIN: CEA annual international congress - "Arbitration in the Economic Crisis"

Premium article - 02 September 2009

The Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA) let the economy dictate the theme its main annual meeting. Margarita Soto (associate) and Victor Bonnin Reynes (associate) from Garrigues reports

POLAND: Advocacy skills in international arbitration certificate course

Premium article - 02 September 2009

Polish lawyers had a crash course in the art of international arbitration advocacy recently, thanks to a local group and the Queen Mary University of London School of International Arbitration. Ania Farren (a Polish-English senior associate in the international arbitration team at Baker Botts LLP) reports

NETHERLANDS: Weighing the facts - the problems of information exchange and presentation of evidence in international arbitration

Premium article - 02 September 2009

A recent event at the Peace Palace in The Hague looked at how different cultural attitudes inform information exchange and evidence in international commercial and investment arbitration. Kevin O’Gorman (partner, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston) reports